“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story and writes another.”
– James Matthew Barrie, Scottish dramatist and novelist
“Look at me, Opi,” Alexis cried. “I’m Rapunzel.”
With that, my granddaughter twirled around in a circle – the long and colourful ribbons she had tied in her hair wrapping around her body. Finally, she stopped to study the situation.
“This is often an issue with long hair,” she said. “That and washing it.”
As children, we comfortably moved in and out of fantasy stories, adopting them in incredible detail before discarding them for the next. But, as is often the case, children can teach us an important lesson: sometimes we need to be just...
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