Category Archives: Friends

Candace & Bob

My phone rang at 8:06 a.m., the caller ID announcing my friend, Allan. “Dennis,” he said, “Who is your friend in Redding? Bob?” “Bob Watson,” I said. “Right,” he said. “I’m afraid I’ve got bad news.” Allan read a short article from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat describing a horrific scene in which Bob and […] (Read more)

My Mezuzah

“You’re such a Jew,” Eileen said with a smile. “What do you mean,” I asked, knowing what she would say; but, I love hearing her say it. “You’re so hamish” she said, “so easy to be with. What can I tell you?” I smiled, enjoying the glow of her compliment. “You know,” I said, “every […] (Read more)