We may weep through the night, but .  .  .

We may weep through the night, but .  .  .

Once upon a time three Westerners were traveling to a former Soviet bloc country on their way to one of the first conferences to be held there since the Wall came down. The border crossing was in the middle of corn fields as far as the eye could see. The border...
Just around the bend there

Just around the bend there

In the days when cars had wide bench seating in (front and) back, before car seats were mandatory and before seatbelts were a thing, it was a regular occurrence for several kids to be able to fall asleep in the space available to them. The ‘way backs’ in station...