Porches of my youth bring back memories of warm weather gatherings that included three generations of my family, and sipping fantastic iced tea with gram’s fresh mint floating in our glasses.
“Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.” Dubiously attributed to Socrates
Summertime in the Capital Region is spectacular. Never a dull moment, there is so much to choose from to fill our days.
Here in the United States we are fortunate to have clean drinking water and a safe, plentiful food supply. This is something that most of us take for granted. However, there are children all over the world living in less abundant communities, going to bed hungry every night.
For June, we have a memoir by a local author who chronicles his transition from urban hipster to rural business mogul. July brings us another wonderful dog story by the author of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.
There is a sports field in East Greenbush, but it’s not just any field, and it doesn’t host just any league. It’s a field for special needs children and adults; the only one of its kind in the country that is designed for baseball, football, soccer and track and field, complete with a special rubberized surface.