• Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On August 21, 2005

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Wonder and loss

It was good to see my extended family over the last two days, but sad as well. My great-uncle Hershey Brackbill passed away on Saturday. What was originally going to be just another annual family reunion turned into a commemoration of Hershey. To back up: My grandfather had eleven brothers and sisters, of whom all […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On August 21, 2005

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Notes from the train

Written Saturday afternoon as I rode south from Boston: I’m on the Acela, a few minutes outside New Haven. The car is filling up, but I have no seat companion as yet. The sun was out as we traveled along the Atlantic coast in Rhode Island and the early part of Connecticut, and it was […]