The weather here has been gray and dreary over the past week, but we’ve been anything but. We’ve been celebrating kid birthdays at parties all over town, having multiple play dates, grabbing Chinese food off of dim sum carts — it’s been really fun, but also dizzying.
After a string of back-to-back social engagements, Ge Ge looked at me one morning and heaved a sigh. “Can we eat at home tonight, Mama? And can we have catfish?”