Category Archives: Nostalgia

To Olivia, on the Occasion of Her 13th Birthday

Dear Olivia, Dear, oh dear! Happy Birthday, my dear! That word — “dear” — is really much more than a formality with you. You are genuinely dear to me: beloved, precious, treasured, special… You are dearly loved, Olivia! You’re my … Continue reading

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3 x 40

We were born within a year of each other. We graduated from our respective high schools the same spring and entered Bowling Green State University the same fall.  During our college years, we spent hours and hours together on-campus as … Continue reading

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