A GIFT FROM AN UNEXPECTED PLACE
Beckoned by a blizzard, a third-grade girl walks out on a limb and falls into the future.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
TO THIS DAY
Herewith a tale of Thanksgiving, complete with swans and cows, messy kisses and weeping willows. Even a country lane, and in the distance, beyond the pastures, the promise of a better life.
Monday, October 27, 2014
The Prettiest Hands
A tale of terror and lost concertos, seen through the eyes of a boy who only wanted some good candy. 10/26/14.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Rudolph Valentino once danced in Providence. The year was 1923, and now, more than 90 years later, it still takes two....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Lessons of Life From The Old Portagee
From his lawn chair beneath the grape arbor over his driveway in the Fox Point section of Providence, The Old Portagee in his 40-year-old Broooks Brothers shirt, gives a boy something to think about, while they chew on grilled chourico and fava beans. 08/31/14.
This Land Is My Land (Newport, That Is)
Sitting on a high stone wall on Broadway in Newport, a couple friends admiring the cars coming into town for the Folk Festival, meet the unusual occupants of a Cadillac that overheats and pulls over right below them. 08/03/2014.
Finding Independence on Independence Day
A boy and a girl disappear into the dunes of Little Compton, while the log burns and the fireworks explode. 07/04/2014.