Taos or Pie, How do You Choose?

One of the great dilemmas of having children in elementary school is the choices we are forced to make as parents.

Three of the past five years Elaine and I have made the decision to remove the twins from school for a couple days during the fall and have them accompany us to the Taos Wool Festival. Academically, this is not a problem for the twins, as they are good students and can quickly make up the work. Socially, this has not always pleased the twins.

The twins have difficulty leaving their friends during the school year. Adding t