Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Letter for My Son

Today, my son Connor heads off to a school retreat for the day. As part of the process, we were asked to write a letter that he could read during the retreat. We were encouraged to write about how we … Continue reading

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No Lament for Summer

I know that a lot of people are suffering a bit of the ‘end of summer’ blues’. You can see it in their faces, read it in their postings, and hear it in the tone of their voices. It is … Continue reading

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Epilogue: Fading Italy

Back in March, I wrote a piece called Italy is a Little Further Away Today. You may find it here ( but in short, it spoke of the great childhood memories created over the years by my extended Italian relatives. … Continue reading


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