Losing them, fixing them, forgetting to put them in
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Robert Ebisch is a writer who lives in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. He’s a member of the Canyon Club, a writers’ group based in Boulder, Colorado.
What magnificent creatures they are, these friends who populate the complex ecology of the life I share with Julia. Refreshed by their presence, confirmed by their affection, we rejoice in the sight and the sound of them.
They raised a shout of “Clair,” yelled things he did not understand, aped the way he walked and the awkward, nasal sound of his speech, made fun of how he wore his pants high on his corpulent midsection, called him “Baby Huey” and laughed.