Monthly Archives: June 2011

Welcome to Red-Neck Ranch Camp


One morning when you were ten, you and your friend, Sumner, were bundled into the old station wagon and carted off to spend a week at Billy Bry’s Ranch Camp.  The word ‘ranch’ was used somewhat loosely; you figured that … Continue reading

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Huck Goes to Henley: No Hat, No Service


In honor of the Henley Royal Regatta which follows Wimbledon: When you and Sumner moved to London in 1974, you found a lovely flat in Chelsea, off of the Kings Road.  Your landlord, George, took you under his wing like … Continue reading

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Cherry Grove Beach, 1964


Beach, 1964: We’d take two cars for your family of seven.  The Plymouth station wagon would be loaded to the gills with: 1. Stacks of worn leather- bound suitcases with brass hardware 2. Metal ice chests and a sporty plaid … Continue reading

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Empty Nesters Gone Wild


Why look like this, when you could look like this: It’s time to change the term “Empty Nester.”  For some reason, this label has always conjured up visions of Mr. Rogers in his old faded cardigan, wandering aimlessly around the … Continue reading

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