We had a previous blog from 2010-2011, but we have decided to start fresh with a new blog on our fresh, new site. However, being a tragically nostalgic type I feel compelled to include the first entry from our original blog. And then to never, ever speak of it again.
"The first time I saw Royal, he stood outside my son's kindergarten classroom with his daughter. He didn't look at me. He seemed aloof. And yet, I felt a swell of curiosity. I spent the next four years occasionally chatting within classrooms filled with tiny chairs or at potlucks in too-bright gymnasiums but it wasn't until 2010 that I finally took a deep breath and stepped smack-dab in the middle of his path, holding a sparkler in each hand with a sign around my neck reading, 'Hola.'"