Peter Durand

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A Superhero Party and the Apollo Jumpsuit

In Family, Journal on August 23, 2009 at 7:04 pm
Superhero Party, originally uploaded by AlphachimpStudio.

On a marathon late summer Saturday, we made two big birthday parties with the Family: a pool party and a superhero party!

Seeing the five- and six-year-olds transformed by their masks and capes reminded me of this story.

When I was in pre-school, the Apollo Missions were still in full swing. I had my own silver space suit that I chose to wear every single day.

For footwear, I refused to venture out with anything other than a pair of large cowboy boots handed down from my aunt, who was 7 years older. Read the rest of this entry »