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  • we also pause, Lilla and Stella pause to make cookie, chocolate bar and ice cream tarts, a late in the evening endeavor like a dreamscape - is it twilight, the adults eat a grounded rhubarb pie, and then there's a fire in hearth outside the studio holding a sacred zafu, wheatberries and cloth that collapse, that expand into the fire like a heart, marshmallows. requisite, a rain storm, lightning, the Grateful Dead on the iTunes index melanged by Chris, discussions of road trips seem epic, how long it will take to get home, get across the Tappan Zee, when to meet again, the children parade in in newly arranged circus outfits, offset colors, transformed, they are exhausted, consumed and sweet in the early memories of summer before summer starts and as the lightning bugs return.
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