Port Chester New York

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Wordless Wednesday — On the Water

Flashback Friday — Time to Get Together Again

Our class’ reunion time is upon us again, with plans for the 30th just getting under way, so Flashback today to the Port Chester High School Class of 1984’s 25th reunion. Here we were at the first planning meeting back in 2008: And here are Judy, John and me the night of the big event … Continue reading

The Staff of Life

It’s Band Night in Port Chester. I’m here in Old Greenwich, fresh from a killer body sculpting workout I’m sure to feel tomorrow, but my heart is on that football field. The field where I spent too many frosty early mornings to count practicing with numb fingers and sneakers soaked with the morning dew. Where … Continue reading

It’s all fun and games until the spaghetti hits the floor

It’s funny how life comes full circle. This weekend I’ll be busing tables at our church fair, and 30 years ago I was busing tables, at The Tarry Lodge, a landmark family restaurant in Port Chester, NY, where I grew up. (It’s now a chi-chi place run by Mario Batali, but when I was a … Continue reading

The beat still goes on

I wrote some time back about how all these years later, I’m still a band geek. Yup — play me some John Philip Sousa and I stand a little taller, secretly check to see if I can still slow march (yes, I can). The years I played with the Port Chester High School Marching Band … Continue reading

Glad the gang is still around on Facebook

All the recent uproar about Facebook’s latest changes reminded me of a piece I wrote for The (Stamford) Advocate and Greenwich Time back in 2008, when I was the features editor there. Back then, I had — finally, grudgingly — given in to using Facebook (sometimes at my desk at work, 🙂 ), and found myself entranced. These days, … Continue reading

The beat goes on

My niece posted a video on Facebook of her recent half-time show with the Temple University marching band that has me grinning from ear to ear. The band sounds great, looks sharp and must be practicing day and night — they dress their lines perfectly. It was a show to behold and I can’t wait to see her … Continue reading