Current job? ~Student. I’m 12 Dream job? ~Anything that makes me enough money to run a Friesian and Lippizaner care centre attached to a vet’s office where my friends can come and ride my horses for free. Not Mummy Favorite food? ~Salad Favorite type of cat? ~Calico Favorite candy? ~Anything sour Favourite ice cream? ~MintContinue reading “Interview with Frances, Aged 12 years, 5 months”
Frances drew this picture yesterday for a friend’s dog — I think it’s really cute. She actually drew pictures for all of the dogs in that family, and this is my favourite.
Yesterday, I had to stop off at a horse sanctuary because our family had won a raffle item that I needed to pick up. I called ahead to make sure that it was a good time to stop by. I approached the front door of the house and heard several dogs barking. I rang theContinue reading “Unexpected encounter “
Frances lines up her many dogs… We went to her favourite toy store after school yesterday so that she could spend her allowance. She ended up buying — you guessed it — dolls. (Dog figurines from Melissa & Doug.) From very young toddlerhood to now, she has always lined up her toys.
Frances has too much energy to stay indoors over the holiday, so we try to get her out once or twice every day.
Frances’s preferred documentary topics are diverse. Each topic’s phase is quite intense, lasting anywhere from weeks to months, during which period she learns a great deal. It also means that I learn a great deal, too, because, after all, I am with her as she watches her docs. Before Frances had come along, I couldn’tContinue reading “The docs”