Tag Archives: Death

Peaches

When I put the first spoonful into my mouth, I started to cry. The sugar melted on my tongue and the sweet tartness of the juices made the roof of my mouth tingle. A teardrop reached the corner of my … Continue reading

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Cost of Living

Once upon a time, there was a little village, nestled deep in a wooded valley, where no one ever died. You might think that it would have been the happiest village in the world. It wasn’t. The village was in … Continue reading

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Blog Hiatus

Hi all – I realized yesterday that I hadn’t posted on this site in several days and wasn’t sure how many of you heard through alternate sources: On July 26th, in the early hours of the morning, my father, Dr. … Continue reading

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Like a Movie

At one hundred and four years of age, Geraldine was fairly certain that she had learned most everything worth knowing and done most everything worth doing. The tiny plastic tubes that were stuck up her nostrils itched terribly. She scowled, … Continue reading

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