Keeping the kiddies occupied over summer vacation isn’t that hard. Normally, Christmas vacation isn’t much of a dilemma, either: you put on a lot of layers, you wallow around in the snow for a while, and then you come in and demand something hot to spill on yourself (or so I’ve gathered. I haven’t actually left the house since 2004).
But we have no snow. None at all, and so far, no one has conceived a burning desire to spend long afternoons walking back and forth in the frozen mud of the driveway, even though sometimes this activity is punctuated by the thrill of a pigeon flying by and looking at you for a minute.
We do have over a week off school, though. What to do? Here’s my...READ MORE