Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Shadow, Shadow on the Wall

The shadows on the stair landing introduced themselves to my son today. They stood there and chatted for a bit. Since he is the big brother, these shadows condescended to being called “Little Brother” and “Little Sister.”

Big Brother asked what they were doing.

He invited them to come upstairs with him.

Bending down to talk at their level, he put his hands on his knees in a very friendly and grown-upish sort of way.

The position of the sun changed as the day progressed. Big Brother came back to check on his shadowy siblings. Little Brother was still there, but Little Sister seemed to have gone away.

“Where is Little Sister, Little Brother? Where is she?”

Little Brother didn’t know where she was. Or if he did, he didn’t tell.

At long last the sun did set. Big Brother has not inquired after Little Sister lately. I’m sure she’ll be back tomorrow.


TMCPhoto said...

that's so great. Miranda started waving at Shadow Miranda and Mommy shadow on the way home from the library last week. I could have died I thought it was so funny

Elissa Michelle said...

I'm pretty sure he's the cutest. What else can I say?

Bethany Streng said...

why is he so cute?

LittlePeopleWealth said...

How adorable :)