Ruby spent an hour or two one night on these creations that she dubbed Magical, Mythical, Mystical Creatures. Usually I can trace her projects to something we’ve been discussing in school or a book she’s reading, but these erupted spontaneously from her fount of creativity.

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She left one for each of the kiddos at their place at the breakfast table. And when I retired to our bedroom for the evening, I found a swan hanging over my reading chair.

I told the Sweetie Pie I was kind of wishing for a whole flock of them in the bedroom. “I’m sure there will be, soon enough,” he replied.