Dad’s Secret

There is a photo. It's my first Christmas. I am barely walking, and holding a giant red stocking, with a huge innocent smile on my face. My dad is sitting in front of the Christmas tree, reaching toward me. Grinning. It looks like a greeting card, like the perfect family. And if you didn't know my … [Read more...]

Love – Whatever That Is

+ACY-nbsp+ADs My dad is a writer. I know this by the letters he often sends me ??(yes, my dad is old school and very much a fan of snail mail). In college it was the annual birthday card and sometimes an unexpected fall or spring letter. In grad school (when I lived in Sweden) I got the … [Read more...]