Archive for June 29th, 2006

I thought the people with dark skin stole things?

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

The explanation he gave us was even more shocking: from us. When pressed to explain, he reminded us of our recent trip to the Polar Caves here in New Hampshire…. This was the first time we had explained slavery to the kids (yep, right there in the cave), and obviously it was a concept they had trouble grasping (thank goodness!).Apparently, my son had confused things and thought that the smugglers and slaves were the same people…