The day was beautiful... spectacular! So much so that I felt more than a tinge of guilt- knowing the weather in so much of the rest of the country. So what was a boy to do but go out with camera and cigar in hand and enjoy (quick- name two things the public can get riled up about... in public). And as if out of a 1950's LIFE essay, I came upon this scene. 2011 and children were actually flying kites, or at least attempting to- with father doing his all to save the day. Norman Rockwell in the 21st century.
Postscript: Life can be so beautiful, and often, as recently experienced by our fellow colleague, so very, very cruel- beyond words, sometimes beyond imagining. Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences, Jim.