Jethra has recently taken to
hiding under the fringe of the living room sofa. We wonder if
this indicates she is hiding from growing older.
In any case, I pulled back the sofa fringe (31 August 1998), and got this
picture, which captures Jethra's softness, her sweet disposition and
vulnerability, at age 16. (The colors are somewhat "artificial" due to
using low ambient light without flash -- perhaps a bit like astronomical
Go to picture of Jethra outside wanting in. Meet Jethra's tutee: Abiko.