Other Essays

Causality

I’m told that my mother got her first full-time job in 1937 only because one “Dotty Smith” had appendicitis and Continue Reading →

Retirement, Day One

When I told him it was the first day of my retirement, he asked, “Are you frightened?”  His guileless question Continue Reading →

How I Broke My Leg

I broke a leg the other day, and I wasn’t even acting.  The stage  on which this tragicomic scene played Continue Reading →