Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Next Bed

“Hello?” my mom says. “Hi, Mom!” I always try to sound excited whenever I call. “Oh, hi Beth,” she says. Then she turns away from the phone, and I hear her say, in a whisper, “It’s my daughter.” “Who are … Continue reading

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“I want to keep you forever,” my mom says, holding my hand and lifting it to her heart. We’re walking the corridors of the Hebrew Home, having just visited the bird cage, on our way to see the fish tank. … Continue reading

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