There Are No Words

My heart is leaden with grief for the innocent children and teachers slain at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, and the families of the lost.

Hug your children and guard them well, people. The world does come with warning signs that say “Here there be monsters.”

Tonight, KatyBeth has her first sleepover, and I will have three squealing 10-year-old girls underfoot.

I am never so happy to not have cable television as I am right now. The day will come soon when KatyBeth has to learn of this tragedy and what it means, but today is not that day.

Today, I am going to watch three little girls be little girls, and try not to let my fear and paranoia show on my face.

But you can bet I’ll be watching everyone else, too.

No editorializing in the comments, please. Not today.