Cara has a temper of her own, and I shall not relate what she called him, but she was not pleased, and she braced herself to hear a barrage of complaints. Luckily, Italians on vacation seem to be a very relaxed group. They are charmed by Mack.
I also got to finally see Iris. She's beautiful and alert, and there is something very powerful in the re-remembering of the fit of a small baby into your shoulder. It is a powerful thing to watch your son and your daughter move confidently into parenthood.
William is a second grader.
Summer is drifting into fall here. I feel like summer was an eye blink, but the seasons change with indifference to our thoughts on the matter.