Reading--How Tia Lola Came to Stay

How Tia Lola Came to Visit Stay
Tia Lola
affords      gives as an effect or a result; provides; yields
colonel       a military rank below a general
glint            a gleam; flash
lurking        hiding or moving about in a secret and sly manner
palattes      thin boards, usually oval or oblong, with a thumb hole at one end, used by painters to lay and mix colors on
quaint         strange or odd in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way
resemblance  similar appearance; likeness

One day Miguel's Tia Lola starts to paint the family's home purple and their landlord, the Colonel, orders them to paint it white or move out. Tia Lola designs purple and white uniforms for Miguel's baseball team and names the team after the Colonel. The Colonel is so happy that he forgets about the color of the house.