October 21, 2018:

The men in Sunday dress.

White shirts tucked into creased dark slacks, hats, no jackets.

A dirt road, a car with bald tires. It's Arkansas, it could be church. Seems unlikely old Dad the starched-collar Patriarch would attend dances. Probably church.

That one is smoking. Only him, just the one. The first to die, in 1980, as his daughter also was later to die, each of them from smoking-related heart attacks. Years before their time, as the others demonstrated by living into their 90s.