This week’s photo comes to us courtesy of C. Hase.
“ . . . The Loch Ness Monster! We’ll see it in Scotland.”
I tuned into the conversation and paused, hands above my laptop’s keyboard.
“It’s a monster that eats little girls. They lock ‘em up by the lake so the monster won’t go into town for food. They call the place ‘Loch Ness’ because they lock up little Nessies—and sometimes Sues too.”
Tears welled in Suanna’s eyes.
“Joshua, stop frightening your sister,” I chided.
Comforting my daughter, I felt a swell of pride in my son’s imagination but hoped bringing the family along on my research trip wouldn’t inspire him too much.