One of the most recent projects in One's 4th grade class was based on a book found by his teacher - A Million Vision of Peace. Inspired by the book, Ms. O had One and his fellow 4th graders draw a picture of how they saw "peace".
My first question to One when he told me he'd completed this project was "did you draw a Marine?" No, explained One patiently. "I was going for something that wouldn't make Ms. O have a fit."
(Translation: "Mom, you are so difficult sometimes!")
"Well?" I asked. And then he told me. And so, here is what he came up with instead:
Obviously, my fourth grader rocks. Big. time.
And Ms. O loved it, too, by the way. As I knew she would.