James takes a trip (ca. 1949)
James had lived in Ankara for about a year. There were few American goods available and those that were, were too expensive to buy. At first, there was no milk available so the family tried boiling water buffalo’s
The many lives of Ichabod
Around our house everyone had a wonderful ability to remember… the only problem was, that the memories didn’t seem to match up!
“That wasn’t the way it was!”
One day I was reliving an incident (alone) about an orphaned
Back to the future
A July day.
Hot and still, with the lake and air of one cloth.
The clouds in the northwest grew and darkened, but still the stray dog that had claimed us lay stretched out on the bank of dark green ivy.
Faintly, in the
James and the Guppies
James sat in front of the aquarium,
watching the guppies move in and out of the plants.
The low hum of the filter mixed with the gentle splash of water recirculating was restful.
He closed his eyes for a minute.