This Colorful World

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Dong says his daughter, Simai, is turning eight months old in two weeks. She is curious about everything she sees and hears. During our early WFH days the weather was a bit harsh, especially the cold and snowy spring storms. The warmer weather of recent days is allowing Simai and I to enjoy early morning walks around our community apartments when people are seldom seen. While we don't go far from home, there is still so much to see. I like pointing out the colorful flowers and naming each color to her. When I run out of vocabulary for all the colors, I iterate different kinds of trees, then vegetables and fruits, the names of Chinese provinces, and American states. Simai doesn't necessarily understand what I'm saying to her now, but eventually she will grow to love this colorful world.