Photograhy: Bonnie JohnsonBonnie: The ant works its way
to the base of the bud.
“Grandma? Where are you hiding the candy now?
That was my cue to answer.
He doesn't realize I am hiding it from him to please his mother and father between meals.
“I will show you. Come over to this wicker box. Pull it out from under the glass table. Open the lid which has a hinge on it. Look inside. Here are the chocolate covered almonds that I got at Costco. Let us open them and take a look. You take as many as you like, put them in these wooden bowls beside you and eat what you would want.”
Photograhy: Bonnie JohnsonBonnie: I am trying to capture the ant on the peony.
|Bonnie: The bloom is coveered with ants.|
Then I forget about him, because I have set him up in front of the T.V. with a glass of water, a napkin and his candy.
I don’t feel like I am subverting his parent's programme of getting their kids to eat healthy.
I have just come back from enjoying early morning crepes with them, and I have see Michael eat two.
Kelvin says to me, “I am getting a lot of almonds that are sucked clean.”
"You will know how to deal with that."
|Bonnie: Now I am satisfied with my amateur camera work.|
Michael takes it over to Kelvin each time he is through with one. Kelvin extends his hand, Michael drops the stickiness into Kelvin's hand, and Michael returns back to his chair lest he miss too much T.V.
Kelvin drops the nut in the garbage beside his chair.
|Bonnie: Now the bloom looks |
so beautiful to me.
On occasion I turn from my own tasks and listen in on their conversations.
They are doing well and so am I.