Tag Archives: Christmastime

A Child’s 1960s Christmas in Suburbia

It begins with a tree: enormous even when I was a small – in every sense – child. It was huge still when I was an only slightly taller adolescent, and we lived in a much bigger house. Mom was … Continue reading

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A Ring of Endless, Reflective Light

Dad decided to bury Mom’s engagement ring with her. His choice. My most vivid memories of Mom, and that ring, are of her sitting quietly in the pews of the Presbyterian church. Admiring her ring. Moving it, so that the … Continue reading

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