April 15, 2019
Has it been 24 or 25 years since Rae died? In 1995 I moved to Astoria – and in 1994 she would have turned 50, so it must be 24 years ago now. I am pretty sure it was Easter 1995 then, Spill and I having the orphans and oddballs Easter dinner (to which no one actually came. I think that was also the day I met the kitten who would become Merlin. Finding a two dollar bill in my change on Friday had me wondering what message it was that grandfather was trying to send me, maybe this is it?