Lydia pulled me over to the table.
“Look at this,” she said and held up a worksheet that Grace had brought home from third grade, called “United States Regions.”
Lydia pointed to a spot on the U.S. map, on which Grace had labeled all 50 states, where she creatively spelled the name of one of them:
Kind of a mash of “pencil” and Uncle Vanya, no?
The image, “Pencil Dust,” is published by .klash on Flickr.