Plague Diary #001 (Letter #006)

Baby holds bottle by nipple to show she is full

In which Papa Zesser acknowledges the plague of Covid-19 and his own, relatively privileged position.

While others are suffering greatly, we have so far been only inconvenienced.

(And pictured here is Asta indicating she wants no more milk by carefully cupping the nipple with her palm.)

Letter to my daughter #0002

In which Papa Zesser looks back upon an encounter with Saint Nicholas, and ponders the importance of being honest with one’s child balanced with the value of joyful myth.