Voices

Our blog authors

July 12, 2018

How a Blind Lady Helped Me See

by

At age twenty-three I was working at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, New York, full time. There was always plenty to do: answering call bells, maneuvering wheelchairs, giving out drinks, changing beds, helping all the older ladies pick out...

Continue Reading

June 13, 2018

The Day I Received My Ring

by

Often we met after work. One Saturday afternoon we discovered a cherry and a birch tree side by side on the edge of a field. We went there often after that. Although they didn’t look the same, their branches interlaced against the sky. Like our...

Continue Reading

May 8, 2018

Hans Peter’s Childhood

by

Do you sometimes wonder: Where did my dad grow up? What kinds of things did he like to do? Well, keep asking questions – all kinds! In my last letter I told you about the young man who asked me a question the day before I turned thirty. Now where...

Continue Reading
All Articles From This Author