“Key Man”

Just when everyone has gone into isolation I am emerging from self-imposed hibernation to write this piece. A week or so before the closure of schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there was high drama in our daughter’s household.  Their soon-to-be-six (going-on-sixteen) daughter got back from school one afternoon and excitedly told her parents and …

Smorgasbord

A dear friend and I met recently for our monthly lunch.  It is always the same location and pretty much the same menu – a cool one accompanied by guacamole and nachos, followed by soup and a sandwich with coffee to conclude our session that usually extends from 12.30 pm to 3.45 pm.  In spite …