So. . . I ask, “Is it a photography assignment?”
“Noooo. For art mom.” She says.
“Photography is art.”
“Yes. I know but that’s not the assignment.”
“Well then, What is the assignment?”
“You know, just take pictures and then use it for inspiration. You wouldn’t
“What am I an a idiot? ” *long pause…eyes roll…* “If you speak English, trust me, I’ll understand.”
I still don’t know what the project is. It’s like pulling teeth trying to get any valuable information. On the bright side…. I let her use my camera and she was a pro wielding it, like she had used it a million times before. I can still see her standing in the the high grass, peering over the fence, pony tail blowing in the wind. . .hand on the lens, cute winter scarf around her neck. . . . That child is the apple of my eye.