Month: June 2021

THE CYNIC WAS RIGHT

My mother was not a regular kind of mom. This confused me a lot while I was growing up. Other mothers made cookies, kissed boo-boos. Hung out with the other mothers in summertime. Swapped recipes. Watched soap operas. My mother didn’t bake… Read More ›

SQUIRRELS AND NUKES

Squirrels are so cute. What could they possibly have to do with nuclear meltdowns? I’m not sure exactly why the big gray squirrels have been mostly replaced in our woods by smaller red squirrels. Both normally live in this area,… Read More ›