Category Archives: Family

Happy Birthday, Erica

Erica would have turned 48 today. She probably would have spent a quiet evening at home with her family. There would have been a modest number of gifts and most likely a nice dinner. She might have received a visit … Continue reading

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Family Reunion 2012

It was a family reunion to remember. But then, they usually are. The week was packed with tumult at home and very present calamity in Bayview. There was a feeling of distraction, and things were tugging on some of us, but … Continue reading

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I met my niece Lauryn in the summer of 2004.  I wasn’t expecting any more pleasant surprises at the time; I was enjoying quite a bounty already.  I had resumed lucrative employment at the Captain Cook in April and was … Continue reading

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