My visitor was 11 months old and had been walking (running and falling) for over a month. He is my newest great-grandson and to capture his adorable ways in time is a common wish, but growth and change are necessary for life.
BALTIMORE — Fifth-grader Aiden Coldsmith has memorized the streets around his family’s home in the Waverly neighborhood. He knows every mud puddle, the homes of dogs both friendly and fierce, a park where a group of middle school girls hang out. The 11-year-old walks alone the few blocks to an art program or hardware store with “really good candy.”