My parents have been married for 54 years. They were in the same kindergarten class, they started dating when they were 14, and they got married when my mom was 19 and my dad was 20. They were best friends in 1960, and they are best friends now. About two weeks ago, my mom was […]
Nine Years Of Friendship
It was Number 4’s twelfth birthday on Monday. She only asked for one thing: money. When Number 4 was little, like from the time she was born until she was about three years old, I’m pretty sure she had no idea she was a girl. When she was about two years old, she asked me […]
A wrinkle, or 10, in time.
My parents got married when they were 19 and 20. They had me when they were 24, so they were pretty young parents. When I was about 11 or 12, we went to a picnic that was part of my dad’s 20 year high school reunion weekend. I remember thinking how ancient all of my […]