family, father, heart, love, memoir

A Peek Into Heaven

For many childhood summers, always during the month of August, our family would pack up the car, tossing in the bright plastic buckets and shovels, oversized towels, a large, loaded cooler, dented and scratched from use.  These items crammed into the trunk of the Wagon.  We would head to the ferry terminal to sail across […]

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family, heart, love, memoir, mother

Lunch Time

You asked me to describe my school lunches.  What did I eat for lunch?  This I do remember. Queen Elizabeth School was a mere three blocks from the first home that I lived in.  My mother believed in “hot” lunches and children “home” for lunch.  It was the 60s, a decade of social and cultural […]

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