(such a sky and such a sun
i never knew and neither did you
and everybody never breathed
quite so many kinds of yes) — e. e. cummings
My house is inhabited by two teenage boys — my 13-year-old stepson and my 16-year-old nephew from Marseilles, France, who is spending the school year with us. Some days I don't see them for hours, because they hide away in their rooms ...