December 18th, 2011 04:36 pm    2 comments

A CLOSE FRIEND HAS PASSED AWAY;

December 18, 2011 – When a friend dies in the arms of winter,  icy air and gray, motionless clouds seem apt pallbearers for the coffin of our desolation.  And so it is today. Yesterday, while seated at a pub, where my friends regularly gather to share the day’s stories or watch a sporting event over beers or martinis,   a cellphone call…