I'm on the phone in my father's bedroom trying to keep my voice down. My sister has decided at the last minute not to fly up.
"You'll be all right," she says. "Just talk to him for a change."
I pick up the brass oriental calendar from my father's [...]
Get real," Cora says when I ask her how long she thinks Dad will stay in the BOQ. "Just lighten up, will you?" and she smacks the page down on her movie magazine.
One of my father's black M. P.'s is substitute bus driver this morning. You can alre [...]