I know, who the hell wants to read about work . . . or write about it, for that matter? But I’m on the intra-hospital run for a month, shuttling patients between Tucson and Phoenix, and it’s been an interesting first week.
It started with a homeless man who soiled himself at a rest area [...]
Our friend Darrell celebrated his 59th birthday with us last night. Here we are at the dining room table:
Sue, Frank, Kris, Darrell, Gail, Mary Anne, Donna
So here’s to Darrell, and good friends!
I’m feeling especially fond of Frank (2nd from left in the photo). Frank, like Donna and Mary Anne, is Italian-American. [...]
This is the real stuff, a meat sauce recipe from the Veneto region of Italy, handed down through generations of my wife’s family. I’m sure the recipe changed as it adapted to life in the United States, but when Donna and I visited the old folks in Vittorio Veneto back in the 1980s, we thought [...]
Donna and I went to a party today. At one point our host put on a DVD his son sent from Iraq, where he’s serving with the US Army. We’ve known our friend’s son since he was in junior high, and we’ve seen him grow up into a fine young man.
The DVD he sent [...]