Graveyard Shift

Deadly Speed in the Cemetery When I was fifteen, I lived in Beach Park. That year I had several experiences in cemeteries. It must have been something that sacred us at fifteen, and being on…

Lance

Seesaws and High Times When I met Lance, we were both outside of the In crowd. We were both new to The Country School (TCS) and a little too odd for the inner circles. I…

Bagheera

Always Up for a Fight When I was fifteen, my mother gave me a kitten. I had wanted a cat since mine had run away when I was eight. But my step-father didn’t like cats….

Easy as Falling Off a Roof

Shingle Surfing 4th of July For a year and a half, I lived in a Colonial style house in the Beach Park section of Clinton. The house was a Royal Barry Wills design with a…

Beach Park

Seasons are a Beach 1977 was an eventful year. Star Wars was in the movie theaters all summer. The big bicentennial celebration of 1976 was finally over. And we had a peanut farmer in the…