"The strawberries watered themselves," the youngest said, his face at the window, his chin resting on the sill.
But the playhouse didn't paint itself. The racket didn't finish itself. I ignored the first and concentrated on the second.
This afternoon I will deliver it to Associated Artists where they will decide what to do with it. Eventually, if all goes well, someone may buy it at auction. I oscillate between hoping someone does, my God, how embarassing if someone does not, and hoping nobody does, because then maybe I could get it back, prop it up on the mantle among the children's clay pots and clay animals and clay bits.
Proportions: Racket is 5 feet long. Calaveras are tennis ball halves.
U.S. Davis Cup Block Party - Open to the Public
Sunday, April 6th, 2-5 pm, Hanes Park
(rain site: Benton Convention Center)