This is an unpublished poem written for Stephanie in 2004 by JPMD and shared with her before she died. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
A long letter from Patrick to JP dated 24 Oct 1991. He was responding to a letter I’d sent him early that year. He talks about family, music festival planning, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, travel. writing, John’s death, Mary’s death, grandparenting, old age, working with music companies, and learning Finale. (Click on the images to […]
Here’s the first of many letters I referenced in the New Year’s Eve 2018 post. I feel badly for my mom. She really, really had it rough her whole life. I believe if you click on the images you will be able to see a larger version of each. JPI’m the son of Patrick of […]
Here’s a letter to Pat and Lois from Fred, dated 30 March 1971, just before he traveled to Rome. “Let’s build walls and climb and play chess and have good talk.” Note the postscript about Lt. Calley being found guilty for the My Lai massacre.
Here, as a collection of image files, is Patrick’s story as published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (April 1967 issue). Some of you may recognize a resemblance between this story and the recent film Arrival. I’m unaware of any official connection, however. PatrickPatrick Meadows 1934 – 2017. patrick-meadows.com
A letter I wrote to Patrick in 1966 describing the things I received for christmas, including a Johnny Seven OMA. Ah, the things that were important to a 10-year-old. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
This short story was published in the December 1965 issue of Analog, edited by John Campbell. It was subsequently selected as one of the best stories of the year and included in the annual collection Analog 5. When this book was released later in paperback it was retitled Countercommandment after Patrick’s story. Here it is […]