Service in the armed forces is as much a part of life in this small town as any other
Being with the kids reminded me of the Riddle of the Sphinx
Some ground rules for the summer
“I certainly am lucky”
My trips from the office or home base add up to real money
It’s hard not to feel at least a little envious in a place where so many people have exquisite and expansive private gardens.
“Have you written your thank-you notes yet?”
Nothing affects the gardening mettle more than being on view
Lilacs, already . . .
Violence and grace . . . truth and beauty. . . . They make such sports nuts of us all
Despite vocal protest on my part, the pig-wanting side of the family continues unfazed