Monthly Archives: December 2014


It was my turn to make supper. Howie and I had finished a feast of corn pudding, spinach soufflé, mashed potatoes, biscuits, and tapioca. After we’d cleared the table, I gazed at the counters covered with dirty pots, pans, dishes, … Continue reading

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The other day, Mark Attebery, Howie’s son, and I  were discussing my proposed Christmas and birthday present to his dad.  I was waiting for just the right moment to tell Howie about it.  Mark and I were both curious to know Howie’s … Continue reading

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A B&B guest who planned on coming to the Vineyard for the first time for a memorial service phoned and asked me what the Island’s dress code was for such an occasion. “Clean jeans and a sports coat,” I told … Continue reading

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