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Saying So Long to Summer

Bidding the Beach Club Goodbye

Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers Long Island beach club.

Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, so it was time to bid the sandy white beach goodbye as the summer of 1961 came to a close. 692 more words

Middle Class

FIRST ROCK FESTIVAL, SUMMER OF LOVE, 1967

The Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival was held June 10 and 11th, 1967, one week before Monterey Pop and two years before Woodstock,  at Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre high on the south face of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, CA. 260 more words

1960s

The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

*. Better than the amateur production it looks like, this is a movie with a real “little theater” feel to it, which is where I think a lot of people first encountered it. 745 more words

1960s

Escape From Alcatraz, 1963

This book’s about

a prison — Alcatraz,

said to be

inescapable.

But some one(s)

did – or so they

claim -

to win some fame… 190 more words

Vintage Books

Fan Lo: A Hong Kong Memoir

I’ve been so uncommitted to posting lately; I literally have a few half-finished  and a few barely-started posts lined up in my drafts.With the starting of my internship, school and moving into my first New York apartment (exciting, but exhausting process), I have no time to write. 210 more words

Books