Category Archives: my friends

Ruth Wahtera

    The following are comments of mine upon learning of the death of my longtime friend Ruth Wahtera, a native of Peabody, Massachusetts, who passed away on March 20, 2016: In my opinion, Ruth was a very strong woman. … Continue reading

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Preadolescence

  A full downloadable Word document is below.     Below (following some introductory remarks of my own) are excerpts from the writings of the psychiatrist-psychoanalyst Harry Stack Sullivan. A gifted writer who is a pleasure to read. A psychiatrist … Continue reading

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Roger W. Smith, “tribute to my classmate Russell Minkwitz”

    My former classmate Russell Minkwitz died on September 15, 2015 at the age of 69. I have great memories of Russ. Russ and I attended Canton High School in Canton, Massachusetts. Russ was Co-Captain of the Canton High … Continue reading

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Roger W. Smith, boyhood postcard from New Hampshire

  “Dear Mom + Dad / I’m having a ball here. We went to Concord. I haven’t spent much yet so I can spend more later. We may go to Benson’s Animal Farm. _____ foods great. I’m learning much more … Continue reading

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“Bill (in Studio),” portrait by Gregory Gillespie of Roger Smith’s friend Bill Dalzell

  “Bill (in Studio),” portrait by Gregory Gillespie   William S. (Bill) Dalzell was a good friend whom I first met when I came to New York in 1969.          

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