Dear Readers: My story, Patsy and Virgie, is based on events related to me by my mother-in-law. Because there were numerous gaps in her accounts, I’ve had frequent opportunities to embellish, even fictionalize, her story. Many of my characters are figments of my imagination: Rubin, Raymond, Spats, Daisy, Nehemiah, Max, Sister Bertha, Lew, Dortha, etc. And that only takes … More Wagons

Road Signs

Dear Readers: One of my earliest memories is riding in my parent’s 1938 5-window Chevy coupe. It was dull forest green, a bit rusty around the edges, and accommodated my dad as the driver, my mom who held me on her lap, and my big brother who perched on a hassock in the middle. (There was … More Road Signs