Here’s a sketch about growing up in West Virginia, found in the Bohemians of the Tramatura folder. Patrick mentions his brother Jack, who had a combination safe at the age of 11.
Aunt Sue sent this poem (author unknown) to Patrick a few months before he died. It looks like one of those memes that gets passed around, but I understand the sentiment.
53 years ago today Patrick was issued this passport. Here are the pages from it.
Another story, incomplete, from more loose pages, torn from a spiral notebook, found in the Bohemians of the Tramantura folder.
Patrick saved this letter from his sister Sue dated 30 Sep 1993. How long ago it all seems now. Most of it will be interesting only to family and genealogists but some of you may appreciate it.
This appears to be an early draft of Patrick’s story about Norman Yanikun, which I’m including because it may include additional details of interest to Norman’s family.
Here’s a newsy letter from Patrick to his mother dated 21 April 1993, written shortly after her second husband passed away.
In addition to the letter I received from Little Grandmother (Patrick’s mom), I found this collection in one of his envelopes. They provide a glimpse into Patrick’s West Virginia roots.
I came across this letter from Little Grandmother (Patrick’s mom) while going through some really old boxes of papers. I think it was circa 1991 or ’92 based on the dates of the documents around it.
A lovely note and photos from Gabriel Martí Borràs, along with pictures from a concert in the Deia church.
Three photos of their earliest days together.
Here’s a short, short story of Patrick’s from 1997 about a piper, a kangaroo, and a mousetrap.
A short e-mail message from Patrick to us kids, dated 23 Dec 2014: Hello All, Don’t know why, maybe because recently I am in very retro-autobio mode, I just remembered a moment in Wiesbaden, probably 1963?
An essay about teaching and learning in this new environment.
Here’s the transcript of a dream I had exactly one year ago. It started with Patrick before morphing into a travel dream. It’s presented here for your amusement.