Tunnel of Love

I get many of my writing ideas in bed, either from a dream or during that half-sleep/half-wake thing you experience in the morning. This particular burst of inspiration was a dream that woke me up at 2:30am two weeks ago. I lay there in bed thinking, “What a stupid dream.” And an hour later, I … Continue reading “Tunnel of Love”

The Last Enemy

Warning: The following post is presented without humor. Really. “The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” – J.K.Rowling, written on James and Lily Potter’s tombstone. I was first exposed to death at an early age. My great aunt Nelly had been in our lives forever, but her new husband George had not. When … Continue reading “The Last Enemy”

It’s Raining Candy Bars

April 13, 1978. Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. Andrew and I were there. As usual we packed a bagged lunch, hopped the subway, and bought outfield upper deck seats for a game against the White Sox. As we entered the Stadium, we were each handed a small, square chocolate bar. A Reggie bar, to be … Continue reading “It’s Raining Candy Bars”