Tag Archives: Family

Fallen Leaves and a Squirrel’s Crucifixion

It was already mid-December, but the last round of fallen leaves still covered my sister’s backyard. I was in town for a visit, and she asked if I’d help her collect them. We togged up and headed out into the balmy … Continue reading

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My Father’s Day

He drove the car slowly around the circle out of the empty south lot toward the one nearer the north fields. The hot slant of the noon sun made him squint as he drank in the smell of coming summer … Continue reading

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