the eloquent claudia

I asked Claudia to look up a quote in “The Lion In Winter”, and said I would write it out for her in cursive and she could copy it. I feel like she’s ready to start writing in cursive regularly if she wishes to. I was not terribly surprised by the quote she chose. It’s…

five mysterious puppets

There’s very little for me to say here, other than that, after a month, we got out the incomplete “Lion in Winter” puppets, took a census, and made a to-do list. We have a puppetry challenge on DIY.org for a shadow puppet performance, and i THINK I’ve thought of a scene we might use for…

welcome to “The Lion In Winter” project

On Christmas Eve of 2015, Claudia watched The Lion In Winter for the first time. She watched it a number of times subsequent to that (with Béla joining in mostly for battle and fighting scenes), and she received a copy of the script for her birthday in February. For Christmas of 2016, Tucker and I…