This long recording (almost 20 minutes) from 9 November 2012 is too large to upload to this web site, but here is an imperfect transcription. UPDATE on 17 Nov 2022: I was able to use a different approach to upload the audio, so you can hear his voice once more, telling this story. The recording […]
Today is an important anniversary in the lives of Stephanie and Patrick. Patrick scanned parts of Stephanie’s diary, including the entries from when they first met. He called the file “In the Beginning 1976.” I’ve attached it as a PDF file since that was the format he used and there’s no reason to try and […]
Here are some family pictures from happier times. A few of these may have been posted elsewhere on the site. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Here I am doing it again, jumping to the past. In 1956 Lois was with her clique and claque in the Coffee Shoppe of the music department every day. Me too, with John Patrick on my lap. PatrickPatrick Meadows 1934 – 2017. patrick-meadows.com
Patrick tells JP and Christine about his father’s ashes and how Jack accidentally left them in Louise’s car for a year, and then how they were finally scattered near Tampa by Patrick’s five-year-old daughter Allison. Before the recording started Christine had been describing how she saw ashes being scattered for the first time. After Patrick’s […]
Another file from Patrick’s computer, this one dated 6 Dec 2013. I put my hands in the middle of the table between us. I like the way you are. She placed her hands, soft and small, in mine. I like the way you are, too. We had met ten minutes before. We stayed together for […]
Letter from Fred to Patrick, dated 4 March 1971 (48 years ago today), that closes with a reference to the fetus that would become my sister Allison.