1. Not the misspelling of a place.
2. German for: To Erika.
3. A fusion of two names.
4. What’s done in Erika’s absence.
I am An, wife of Artie, mom of Lysle (born 2004) and Micah (born 2007).
My mother was Erika.
anerika tells the story of how, in the third year after her death, I set out to recover some of my mother’s story in the traces she left behind.
Her two grandsons and son-in-law are along for the ride.