The Button Box

Certain moments stay in your memory forever and this is one of mine. We were visiting my grandmother's apartment house in Brockton where Dad grew up as a boy. Grammy Coombs was known for her pillbox hats and pearl earrings, and she had been showing me her special box of buttons that she had collected over the years. This …

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Dad

Happy Father's Day to all you Dads out there! We lost my Dad to cancer in 1982 when he was only 57 years old. Dad loved to garden and he loved animals. One of his earliest jobs was driving a milk truck, pulled by a horse back then, and I was always asking him to tell …