Dear Dad, I’m sure it’s raining on the east side of the Pecos today. That’s good because I’m afraid the Calf Canyon/Hermit’s Peak fire has burned all the way west to Hamilton Mesa or at least to Iron Gate. I guess it’s also burned over where we left your ashes with Pat’s near the Mora …

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Sister Hope had the right idea in 2006 — when son Will was just a wee lad — except that Big Daddy Matt had to push the BOB — a quote all-terrain stroller — and got a flat tire. But some things have changed: Hope and Will at Missoula baseball series, May 28-29, 2022.

I’m finding it tough near the end of 2020 to say happy holidays with nearly 327,000 Americans dead from coronavirus, nearly 2 million dead worldwide, people separated from their families, nurses and doctors overwhelmed and exhausted in their hospitals, photos of cars lined up for food giveaways in L.A. and other American cities and U.S. …

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