PETER BUTTON sells wine to finance his habit of writing fiction. He is currently working to finish a novel, Goodness of Water.
The Stars at MiddayBy Peter Button
Pierce pulled into the driveway of the big farmhouse, unsure it was the right one. The diner womans directions up from Schenevus were not exact, but this was the yellow house across the creek (the woman at the diner had pronounced it crick) on Brainerd Road, which you reached by means of County 82, off Route 23 just out of town, left across the railroad tracks and under the Interstate.