Monthly Archives: May 2014

Red, white, and blue moments

THE PILOT PANICKED WHEN HE heard the rumble from the back that day in 1974. His stomach tightened at the thought of flying Marines home and instead getting hit just off the runway by Viet Cong below. Moments later, as the jungle shrank … Continue reading

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The Other Mother’s Star Power

THE OTHER MOTHER, THE ONE I hope to meet after her first year of grieving passes, delivered her son with special needs in 1954. By the time I read the obituary she wrote about him in April, this boy had … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors

JUST PAST MIDNIGHT ON TAX day, April 15, my husband stole out the back door to set up a tripod in our driveway. Then, he pointed our zoom lens camera slightly above our neighbor’s second-story master bedroom with the balcony … Continue reading

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