Archive for September, 2013

It’s been eight years, but the memories of his last night are still fresh: his screams, as each spasm ripped through his abdomen; the grayish color of his gums; the faraway look in his eyes. I knew he was dying … and I knew there was nothing I could do. I relived that night recently, […]

“You can’t go back home … to places in the country, back home to the old forms and systems of things which once seemed everlasting but which are changing all the time …” So concluded George Webber in Thomas Wolfe’s novel, You Can’t Go Home Again. In the novel, Webber flees his small town and […]