He talks about cleaning out and selling his childhood home in Fort Lee, New Jersey, after deciding with his sister that his mother can no longer live on her own.
Towards the end of the piece, Kleinzahler writes,
It is a pleasant drive to the nursing home, about 45 minutes west-southwest. There’s a good radio station from Columbia University, WKCR. It does country and bluegrass in that Sunday slot – first-rate.Thanks, August!