Tag Archives: aging

Socks

Brooklyn, Michigan US Post Office. It was around 10 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2014 and well after the Christmas rush. Four of us were waiting in line to buy stamps and mail packages. The woman at the head of the line had set an enormous cardboard box on the counter. “Anything potentially dangerous in this […]

Pastor Azzam’s Hunting Dog

Pastor Azzam was a good preacher. He delivered teaching sermons each Sunday at the country church on Johnsfield Road. Congregants often left the white clapboard-sided building arguing the meanings of his message. He taught Mom how to be a good Sunday school teacher. He lived with Mrs. Azzam and their two children in a tiny […]