And then it happened without warning. Many of those same kids now in high school or off to college don’t come by your house anymore. They no longer call on the phone.
I noticed a change in my behavior that weekend in the woods. I had noticed the crisp air and the clear pale blue sky that sat above the tops of the tall green treetops. I had seen every lizard that hid in the dark cool cracks on fallen logs where dead trees gave way for [...]