Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

I flew into Denver on April 4, my mother’s birthday. She was born in 1910 and died thirty-three years ago. But birthdays, being a big deal in our culture, stay in the mind. I remember the birthdays of all my siblings and my parents, but not, I must say, of my...
Postcard 25 from Robina: Melbourne, Sunday, May 27, 2012

Postcard 25 from Robina: Melbourne, Sunday, May 27, 2012

I think I had been to Wodonga once or twice before, passing through on my way between Sydney and Melbourne, taking the usual route that most people take, along the Hume Highway. In the state of Victoria, right on the border of NSW, it’s virtually one city now...