Here are some essays from my archives for you to enjoy.

A wing of the building we are in is suspended over the East River Drive. It is known well beyond the confines of New York City as HSS, the Hospital for Special Surgery…

It was January in the middle of the Covid pandemic when our unexpected visitor showed up. She did not drive or walk up to the house, she arrived on the telephone…

Old fishermen know a heavy July morning dew will be followed by a strong southwest wind in the afternoon. I have a neighbor who swears that spring peeper frogs are…

For the last few years I have been nurturing a relationship with a black oak tree in my front yard. I call him Ralph, choosing a man’s name as at seventy-five my circle of…

The boy was restless whenever his parents joined other adults at the yacht club bar for afternoon cocktails. But he was fortunate that they did not insist he stay near…

The following memoir not only reflects extreme examples of bad judgment and irresponsibility, but also a basic disrespect for humanity…

I.  At first, there was an old woman who lived in another room in our house. She never got out of bed. Then one day she was gone…