Monthly Archive: July 2015

Heading Home

Excursions end somewhere. Sometimes at the door of a skilled nursing facility. I’m scouting out this one for the collie. The plan is one day he’ll become a therapy dog. Then we’ll go visit...

Independent Living

In the supermarket, a woman and several children are filling their shopping cart with hot dogs and chicken and pickles and beer—lots and lots of beer. “Where’s the whiskey?” asks one of the smaller...

Sod of Destiny

A beautiful Sunday afternoon at Tanglewood. My wife and I have lawn seats for the Boston Symphony. They will play Beethoven’s Ninth. We arrive early, spread out our fresh picnic blanket on the grass,...