Dina Isola

Same Old Song

  Our son considered his course options for next year. His dilemma was how to meet the visual arts requirement; art classes interest him like watching paint peel. We suggested a digital photography class. “I hear it’s a lot of work!” he said, “It’s not easy, you have to know about camera settings – you…

Stealing the Golden Years

  My Dad, Anthony Grasso – 1991   We sat on the other side of the doctor’s desk.  My father was wedged between my mother and me, just in case he tried to make a break for it. It turns out, I was the one who wanted to run. The doctor started off in a light,…