Fathers and Daughters

My father knew well the one road due west of Galway, the road into Connemara country, through Spiddal and on to Clifden. One-shop villages of cement houses the color of rain, the odd one white-washed. Between them are endless expanses of… [more]

The Stella Maris

My father bought a 24 foot Chris Craft Cabin Cruiser to celebrate his appointment to the bench in  Bergen County, New Jersey. Pop had never had a boat nor had he spent much time on the water, so, in his… [more]