Family Photos

For demonstration purposes, here is a photo we took while visiting the Space Needle in Seattle: You may be wondering, who in their right mind would share that photo? We look like we spent the night in the rain waiting for the last train to the apocalypse. To a person this is the worst picture…


When I think about home it’s rooms that pop into mind: the kitchen at my grandmother’s house; my office in the early morning; the dining room where my children did their homework; my best friend Cathy’s teenage bedroom on the morning her mother and I sorted through her clothes a few weeks after she died….


She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.