This holiday season 5-year old Ella Anania is going to learn an intricate and delicious part of her family history. And while Ella will have fun in the process, she won’t realize its significance, at least not for a few more years.
That’s how it was for Ella’s grandmother Kathy Anania anyway. “Neeny,” as Ella [...]
Lessons about tolerating the intolerant
Our granddaughter, 3-year-old Lilly, marvels at Philly, our mixed-breed dog she calls “Puppy,” the P’s in a popping sound in her own version of the English language. Lilly does not yet form sentences. She has Down syndrome.
“Woo, woo, woo!” she exclaims as Philly barks.
“Pa!” she shrieks, when my [...]