As I talked talked with August about school pictures at bedtime, I asked him if he had picked his nose or crossed his eyes. He laughed, and then said—with a surprising amount of excitement—could I?
Last week, Augie’s school announced that, instead of Halloween, it would be celebrating a “Fall Festival,” without costumes, which would not be allowed. The announcement was not surprising, given the trend to dial-back Halloween celebrations in public schools. But it prompted Augie to ask me “Why can’t I wear my Halloween costume to school?” Here’s […]