Author of the article

A retired professor of philosophy, Vincent Barry has published stories in numerous journals in the U.S. and abroad. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, with his wife and daughter.For some of Barry’s other stories, see: Tower Journal (“The Joiner’s Tale,” January 18, 2016), Fewer Than500 (“A Late Walk,” March 2, 2016), Apocrypha and Abstractions (“Seduction or Something Else,” March 21, 2016), Bull (“Reading Hawking but Listening to Grieg,” April 2016), and The Saint Ann’s Review (“Internal Damage,” Fall 2016).