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Clint Eastwood Doesn’t Eat Banana Bread

A few hours after my dad came home from the hospital, he was sitting on a couch with five Clint Eastwood movie DVDs fanned in front of him. My brother listed the titles as it was unclear whether or not my dad could still read. I sat on the newly-delivered and oddly comfortable hospital bed […]

Eulogy for a School Cafeteria Microwave

Upon learning the news of your demise in a morning email from the school, my thoughts turned to the cold ground beef stroganoff my son carried in his insulated lunch bag in a reusable container. If I’m honest, I felt worse for the stroganoff than for you, dead microwave, but above all I felt badly […]