Sunday Sketchbook: Family

by Susan Abbott
My son Colin is about to leave for four months on his own in South America, and it's got me thinking about the many times he's ventured off into new territory: sleeping in a strange bed on our first night in Paris when he was four, trying out a new interest (the violin was one that didn't stick) and today, finishing up a lengthy to-do list before he catches his plane for a long adventure away.