1. For the first quarter hour, Alec hides his eyes because he is too shy to look at Uncle Rob. We entice him out by asking him about animal noises -- he can't resist showing off what he knows.
2. I do not think I will ever get tired of watching Alec flatten his face against a window.
3. There is sorrel among the tender grass on the bank at the edge of the Common. After the rain, the whole thing looks good enough to eat.