Becoming: MFK Fisher dinner at Bubby’s


  I always avoid asking children what they dream of doing or becoming. I never liked it as a child. I have no way of knowing whether children I meet do or don’t, but I am as committed as I remember to be to keeping myself from inflicting the pains on children that grownups did unto me, and asking children about their “dreams” is one of these.   I have no memory of what I used to answer the smelly […]