Turning Lemons into Lemonade!

Eliot is reading Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet, so the question arose tonight at dinner: if you were shipwrecked on a barren desert island and you could wish for three things, what would they be?

 The two boys suggested many variations on the themes of a radio and an airplane. Finally someone asked my daughter, who replied: “I would want wildlife, trees, and my family.”