Introduction to Shoreline Child

grew up on the Shoreline of Connecticut. My mother and father grew up here, too. Pop is from Branford and my mother from Old Saybrook, and the first twenty years of my life I spent traveling and living between those two towns.

Dust Ball

We had the windows open on a warm evening. It was probably 1968 and I don’t recall anyone in Old Saybrook having anything more than a box fan, or possibly a window air conditioning unit…