I recently read Water for Elephants by author Sara Gruen. Night is falling here, and I just have to ask.
- It’s 9PM, do you know where your elders are?
I hope they’re not in the circus parking lot looking for their past. On the other hand, maybe it’s a better place than the other place Jacob Jankowski, a man in his 90’s, the main character in Water for Elephants seemed to be running away from when he went walking that night. In the story, his family forgot about his weekly visit. He wandered off alone, away from the nursing home looking for familiar sights and sounds of his past in the circus. Continue reading “It’s 9PM: Do You Know Where Your Elders Are?”