Love In The Time of War — and Beyond

In searching for my father over the last few years, I finally stumbled on a story that would make a box-office hit. In the process I discovered the great love my grandparents had for one another. My father was around for only 16 years of my life, and now that I am a year shy…

Why The Memory Never Dims — Remembering Migi 15 Years After

  Fifteen years on Monday, June 3— that’s how long he’s been gone.   I was poring through some old photographs the other day when it suddenly hit me that my son has been gone for 15 years now, and a wave of intense longing and sadness suddenly came over me. He was 4 years…

To Migi, on your 19th Birthday

21 February 2013 Dearest Migs, Today you turn 19 years old in heaven. It struck me yesterday how in June this year, you would have been gone for 15 years. How our lives have changed. How you must be all grown-up now. I wonder how you look like at 19, and to find the answers,…