My Second Birthday

My Second Birthday

On January 8, 2018 – a day I call my “other birthday” – I retired from the NYPD after 37 years of service. My career was amazing, a true journey, emotionally and spiritually. I experienced the greatest honors, and inspirations and joy, as well as some of the deepest...
Thank the Cows

Thank the Cows

(Photo taken by Liz, when she visited Ireland in 2012)         My daughter Liz loved her time in the University of Delaware. On campus they actually have an ice cream store that the students run, making the ice cream from the milk of the cows on the campus farm, which...
Michael’s Homecoming

Michael’s Homecoming

by Joe Fox What was standard, was gone. No two memorial services were the same. Very few bodies had been recovered. Some families had memorial services only. Many families had wake services in funeral homes, but without a body. My sister and brother-in-law decided to...