Leonard Wood was here. He lived a nice long life, and he was well loved, and he chased away grief and fear by building things that occupied his hands and kept his mind off his troubles. He was an unremarkable man, one about whom none of us would ever have heard at all, because Wood left behind no children who might remember him. His wife, Mary, preceded him in death. There is no one here to recall Leonard Wood, an eccentric yet unexceptional man who tried to keep his wife from dying... More >>>