My sister and her family came in town for the 4th, so along with my parents we all went to the lake for a picnic complete with bocce, golden oldies on the radio, Italian music on cd's, and boat rides from Nonno. Since the 4th was on a Friday, and since we are having a Haiku Summer, I passed out 3x5 index cards and had EVERYONE write a haiku.
Oh, everyone groaned.
"A Hi-koo?!" some smart-aleck yelled.
But I can be very influential. I know how to be convincing.
Here, this haiku written by my favorite sister says it all: