I spent a lot of childhood summers where the evening drill was to go out and pick the corn immediately before putting it in the pot

"The one piece of music you just couldn’t live without"

It’s a wonder we stay afloat

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?”