Dinner From Hell

Some family gatherings are best forgotten. This would be one on them. The fact is William didn’t want to be there in the first place. A visit to his wife’s family was not among his favorite experiences. But 40 years of marriage, he reasoned, teaches you to do things for your spouse just because they … More Dinner From Hell

Bear Hugs

It was a ritual.  We called it ‘Bear Hugs’.  The grandkids ran down the front hall at their home and jumped into my arms.  Wonderful!  But one day, that all changed. Jonathan and I started it.  He was almost two then.  He’d come scampering and laughing down the 20-foot hallway and leap into my arms … More Bear Hugs