Image by Hillary Hartley. Used with permission.
I was home and thrilled to see Dad again, yet wondering how to man up for a very different kind of goodbye. This would be my last drink with him. He wouldn’t take it well.
“Last drink” marks the final story about my exodus to Florida and back in the late 1980s. Thank you for listening. Stay tuned next week for the postlude, and then, hopefully, a notice about how to download A Beautiful Trench It Was as a single audio file. For now, visit the gallery to catch up on stories you may have missed. They are ordered chronologically beginning at “001”.