Happy: March 2008 Archives

Stanley Ann Dunham’s 1960 high school graduation picture

Don't miss this beautiful article about a very beautiful woman. I cried from beginning to end.

She had high expectations for her children. In Indonesia, she would wake her son at 4 a.m. for correspondence courses in English before school; she brought home recordings of Mahalia Jackson, speeches by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And when Mr. Obama asked to stay in Hawaii for high school rather than return to Asia, she accepted living apart — a decision her daughter says was one of the hardest in Ms. Soetoro’s life.
The NYTimes writer is Janny Scott.

[image from KansasPrairie]


These crocus guys have been livening up our garden for a week or so already. Yes, the little trifoliate leaflets around them belong to our local frais de bois.

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