Make it a Splendid Week: Coke & Pizza, Hops & Hot Tamales

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This week’s edition of Make it a Splendid Week highlights two pairs that just seem to go together! Enjoy Kelsey’s drawing Pizza Coke and Jonny’s creative writing piece What I Like.

If you happen to also like tamales and special beverages, be sure to reserve your ticket to Periwinkle’s 9th Annual Hops and Hot Tamales, this year virtually occurring on Thursday, January 28 from 6:30pm-8:00pm! Attendees may pick up their food to-go from Hugo’s between 12pm and 6pm on Thursday, and then log in from home for live conversations and games on Zoom at 6:30pm! The reservation deadline is Tuesday, January 26 at 12pm CST. Learn more and reserve your ticket here! Make it a Splendid Week!

Making A Mark®
Pizza Coke
Kelsey, age 7

Write a Postcard from the Road to Kelsey, by clicking here. Kelsey’s artwork is No. 65

What I Like

I like to eat pizza and drink Sprite.
I like to wear my Spiderman shoes,
and red and black are my favorite colors.
I like to jump high to the sky on the trampoline.
I like to swim in the summer
and play with my twin sister.
I like my dog, Carnelo,
and I like bears.

-Jonny, age 3

This entry is a part of our series “Make it a Splendid Week”! Follow along weekly to enjoy excerpts from The Splendid Review, an anthology of poems, short stories and autobiographies written by talented young writers engaged in the Periwinkle Arts In Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers.


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