A. Easy reading is damn hard writing. -- Nathaniel West
A. An otter
A. Late Fall, sundown, a chill in the air, a sidewalk cafe on Ile Saint Louis, a kir royale, husband and dogs, good health.
A. "Sweet Virginia" (Stones), "Caravan" (Duke Ellington), "Reason to Believe" (Springsteen), "Caroline No" (Beach Boys) "La Vie en Rose" (Piaf)
A. Parents and in-law parents (they're gone but still alive to me)