Letter to Fred #2

Sunday, January 17th, 2021 Martinez, CA 12:30pm 71° sunny and unseasonably warm Monthly rain: .46″ Year to Date: .46″ Dear Freddie, We are in the middle of the MLK holiday weekend and three days away from the presidential inauguration. My cousin Maureen says she feels like she’s in the first 10 minutes of a 3Continue reading “Letter to Fred #2”

Letter to Fred #1

Friday January 8th, 2021Martinez, CA 3:45pm 57° foggy morning turning to overcast and then sun Monthly rain: .44″ Year to date: .44″ Dear Freddie, We have finished the first full week of January. You returned to distance learning on Tuesday and I think we are all the better for it. You are a child whoContinue reading “Letter to Fred #1”

I was told there would be punch and pie

My mom told me I need to write more. Since the pandemic started I’ve written a few essays, essays that my mom found rather moving. And I admit it felt really good to carve out time to write, something I used to do regularly in college and stopped when my projected educational path suddenly derailedContinue reading “I was told there would be punch and pie”