First Love

In Austin, in the spring of 1976, my first love blew into my life, barefoot and willowy and sweet as wildflowers. Sally from McAllen. The best thing that had ever happened to me.

“Angel Eyes”, by Willis Alan Ramsey, was the soundtrack to our love, and her memory is always just beneath the surface.

Love was so simple then. Life was so simple. We had it all figured out.