Unanswered Question

Unanswered Question Intermission started in the multi-purpose room of the High school.  The student production had paused, giving me twenty minutes or so until the next act.  I admired the edifice around me made possible through public education.  The smell of old milk flooded my brain with memories of gummy french-fries served with inedible “hamburgers”…

Nature Walk in the City

“Here’s a good one,” I say.  I turn the screen so my wife can see a picture of a wooden bridge going over a river in a meadow.  I look out the window at the full sun, and can almost taste the smogless wind.  It’s been too long. She and I hurry through our afternoon…