Five Fourths of July

Happy Fourth of July to all. Here are five of mine: 1. The farm. Each car arriving over the hill would receive some announcement. Somebody could identify the car and if not, there were predictions, and Mom would run out to greet it. I was sitting there at that window that faced the hill, the […] Read More

My Father is Immortal

Three years ago today, my father died. He was 96. I wrote this piece about him when he was 91. I gave it to him and he liked it. Of course I never believed my father would die, so: My Father is Immortal. I am falling asleep on his lap, in the warmth and safety […] Read More