The English hospital

I found myself sitting at an admitting table in a hospital in an English seaside town. One of the local fisherman reached me after my boat sank. Across the table was a college friend. Next to me was someone I went to high school with. How did my ship sink, one asked. My only answer was a German U-Boat, which …

A whole life

I pulled over and parked my car in front of a yard. The garage sale I wanted to visit was at the end of the cul-de-sac, but that yard always had the loveliest display of plants and I wanted to give them a close look. The plants were a display of water-intense flowers growing in a ditch. Up the driveway, …