Forty-four years. In this mobile and fast-paced world, that’s a long time for two, now baby boomers, to be friends. But the friendship between us, that is Ellery (Rick) Miller and Eric (Rick) Mondschein is alive and well. In fact, […]
Do you remember those cozy days when TV was new and cartoons were good and we knew so little and that was good too! That’s the kind of thing that Eric Mondschein, who lives in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, writes about in his book, Life at 12 College Road. He has given BoomerCafé this short story called “Saturday Mornings.”
The Dining Room Table is the first chapter or short story, if you will, from my book Life at 12 College Road.
As I sat at the table, I realized the other three chairs had been tilted forward so that their ladder-backs rested against it. They were obviously no longer of use. Scanning the room, it dawned on me that this was not some unknown, foreign establishment…
If memories of Christmas mornings in our childhoods are lost, Eric Mondschein, who lives in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York and author of Life at 12 College Road, makes up for it. He has memories that probably parallel most boomers’ — except for a not-so-happy ending. That’s the short story he gives to BoomerCafé this season: “Christmas Morning.”