Climbing the Mountain of Lost Family Memories

I fell into a crevasse ten steps out of base camp

Arpad Nagy
Age of Empathy
Published in
9 min readMay 11, 2024

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My parents, wedding day, 1969. Image property of author.

To me, it’s slightly serendipitous that

chose “Family” as AOE’s writing prompt for May, as my family, past and present remains a rock I break myself against and a guide stone. Despite marrying into a large family exhibiting more love and kindness than can be measured, I still struggle with my…

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Arpad Nagy
Age of Empathy

A Proud Hungarian-Canadian, throwback romantic who loves to write. Editor @ Kitchen Tales,The Short Place (Fiction) The Memoirist, Age of Empathy, The Book Cafe