Letters from Home

Does anyone write actual letters anymore? I mean the newsy, chatty, keeping-up-with-people-we-love kinds of letters. One of my greatest treasures is a collection of letters from my grandmother. She was from a generation that hadn’t given up paper and pen for the...

Happy 80th Birthday Dad

Today, I should be with Dad in WV, making a supper of ham, green beans, and potatoes followed by birthday cake or, better yet, butterscotch pie. Oh, and biscuits with butter and jelly. We’d sit out on the deck (he called it a “dorch,” half deck, half...