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Charlie Chaplin in "Modern Times"[/caption]
My oldest son is leaving for college tomorrow. He is so ready for this and so psyched. I am not ready at all. I’m happy for him, of course, excited, proud—all of that. But ready? Not so much.
This may seem to have nothing to do with favorite movies, but bear with me.
In three years, when our youngest leaves home, my husband and I will experience the more monumental transition to empty-nestdom. But the shift from a foursome to a trio feels pretty dramatic in its own right, and I wanted to honor it in some way.
Some people are surprised to learn that such a bookish family watches so much television. ...