Summer Camp and “All-Of-A-Kind Family” (Old Blog Post From 2011, Slightly Edited)

https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2021/02/26/chocolate-2/ Some of my best memories of summer camp, in 1967, are of unscheduled events. This, perhaps, is my best memory:There was a row of three senior girls' bunks. A girl from one of the bunks had a little electric teapot. Every afternoon, at rest period, we would relax on the lawn in front of … Continue reading Summer Camp and “All-Of-A-Kind Family” (Old Blog Post From 2011, Slightly Edited)

A Book I Didn’t Finish (Old Post, Retitled

[Originally posted in 2015] I recently borrowed "Ladies, Please Come To Order," by Peggy Cameron King, (published in 1968) from openlibrary.org. It won't be on my book list, however, because I don't intend to finish it.  I found certain parts too annoying.This paragraph in the chapter called "A Very Select Membership"  especially irritated me. (My … Continue reading A Book I Didn’t Finish (Old Post, Retitled

A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years [Old blog post]

I've loved the following essay since I came across a condensed version of it over thirty years ago. "A person can never get true greatness by trying for it. You get it when you're not looking for it. It's nice to have good clothes—it makes it a lot easier to act decent—but it is a sign … Continue reading A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years [Old blog post]