February 14, 2008
Joe lives in a house off Miller, close to downtown Ann Arbor. I never had trouble finding his house because it was the one with the overgrown shrubbery and a red car in the driveway, inoperable for years. Mary, the cook and encyclopaedia head of the house, had died of a heart attack at 56. This woman used to help me with my english renaissance homework, twirling her gray hair around her finger, wide eyed smoking two packs of cigarettes and downing a 12 case of Big K each day. I hope you get well soon, Joe.