Scene: Playground A young girl is reading a book about knights. Girl: What does our family crest look like, Mommy? Mom: Poor people being crushed by a boot.
Shortly after my grandmother passed away, I took my daughter to her grave site, which was located beside a row of pine trees.
“How nice,” I said. “Grandma has a great spot here in the shade.”
My daughter replied, “Mom, they’re all in the shade.”
Sandra Shea-Crabbe, Tolland, Connecticut