Saturday, May 31, 2014
As Leo's school year drew to a close, we began to see the "true" Leo re-emerge, his even temper, easy manner, and charm lighting up his wiggly-toothed grin. Leo spent a lot of time in the kitchen with me this month, mastering meatballs, sweet bolognese sauce, and individual pizzas. He invented a new use for old things when he donned his swim goggles to avoid the tear-inducing oils emitted while cutting onions. And he has become an absolutely prolific writer. I was stunned - and thrilled - by both the quality and the quantity of his writing....
Custom-made for his brothers
(All works of writing were auto-corrected by Mom for ease of reading. These are just a small sampling of the many works by LGC, taken from the beginning, middle, and end of the year.)
Beginning:This weekend I went to church. I play with blocks. I made a card. I went to the store.
I get mad when Aidan says the same thing over and over. Because it is annoying.
Fall is wonderful. I like seeing leaves change colors. In fall there is Thanksgiving. Fall is a exciting season. I like fall.
Clouds come in many shapes and sizes. Some are like silk. Some are gray. Some are pictures. I like the pictures because they are cool.
My little brother loves me so much! He thinks I'm the coolest thing in the world. I know he loves me becasue every day I get off the bus, he says "EEEOOOO!!!"
One day we had a sub and she was an alien. She tried to use superpowers on us but I pulled out my lightsaber and blocked it. It was too hard for me. I couldn't do it alone. I used the force on her. Then I called Gabe. He distracted her and I destroyed her. Then we told [our teacher]. The End.
What I want to do this summer. I want to go to California. I want to go to Myrtle Beach. I want to go skate boarding. I want to go bogeyboarding. I want to do street olympics. I want to run one mile. I want to play lacrosse. I want to play tag. I want to go fishing.