Reflections

Miriam Taylor

writes from Laurel, Maryland.

Stuck @ 60

The summer morning dawned gloriously, promising a gorgeous start to a wonderful weekend. Our son had just turned 20, and my husband had managed to arrange for him to join us for a weekend together on Tangier Island, a quaint fishing community in the middle of the Chesapeake. Our boat to the island was scheduled for pickup at a marina several hours away, and we had just enough time to make it after collecting him and his luggage from the airport.

Friday morning congestion in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, however, was a little worrisome. Added to the traffic delays was a little excitement at a crowded red light when a heavy-duty dump truck tried to come alongside with …

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