“The Edsel Farm”

April 21, 2011 | Posted in Essays and Articles | Tags: , ,

Here is the opening to “The Edsel Farm,” which appears in the anthology Why We’re Here: New York Essayists on Living Upstate (Colgate U P, 2010) available from Amazon:

The ashes of my friend Brent Beebe have been scattered a few places—Massachusetts, Indiana, maybe Washington—though none in Hamilton, New York as far as I know, but it’s there on a hill behind Colgate University that I’d like to throw a handful to the wind.