Gram’s glass collection, 6.4.2016

Dear Molly, Your grandmother, Ginny, collected green depression era glass. It was everywhere in her house along with everything else that she collected – dolls, keys, prints, frogs, turtles, kitchen tools, teapots, doll houses, decorative plates, magnets, pillows, photographs, figurines, perfume bottles, hat pins – all of it immaculate, arranged just so, and in itsContinue reading “Gram’s glass collection, 6.4.2016”

Boiling Springs lawn mowing, 7.3.16

Dear Molly, Dad used to let the lawn get tall, almost shoulder eight on your preK body and then mow it haphazardly in long swaths like paths through a prairie. You would follow him, hanging back and imagining that he and the lawn mower were one creature – a dragon? a beastie of some kindContinue reading “Boiling Springs lawn mowing, 7.3.16”

Daddy and the deer leg, 2.4.16

Dear Molly, There was one summer when your family stayed in the house of a sculptor in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. They lived up on the mountain and the house had a sculpture garden and beautiful flower garden. You dedicated much of your time there to collecting butterflies, caterpillars, hunting for snakes, and looking for fawns. OneContinue reading “Daddy and the deer leg, 2.4.16”

The mall in Bangkok and that brown dress from the market, 8.15.15

Dear Molly, About 20 years ago you went to Thailand. One evening you went out with the women you were traveling with to one of the malls in Bangkok. It was a hot, steamy evening and you were wearing a brown dress you had purchased earlier in the day at the market. The mall wasContinue reading “The mall in Bangkok and that brown dress from the market, 8.15.15”

Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 1, November 01, 2018, mixed media

In this unusual addition to our journal, we have the happiness of making known to the British Publick [sic], and thence to the whole civilized world, recent discoveries in Astronomy which will build an imperishable monument to the age in which we live, and confer upon the present generation of the human race a proudContinue reading “Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 1, November 01, 2018, mixed media”