Thursday, December 08, 2005

My angel

Some of you may recall the youngest's disdain for Halloween costumes. Today was his preschool's Christmas pageant. My son's class wore angel costumes. My son, however, did not.

He sang along willingly enough and made the hand movements, but wings? Nope. Halo? Uh-uh. White, flowy gown? Don't even think about it.

On the issue of forced costumes, he remains

1. Fixed or unchanging; steady.
2. Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
[Middle English stedefast, from Old English stedefæst : stede, place + fæst, fixed, fast.]
"steadfast." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 09 Dec. 2005.