The Glow of the Past
Weekly stories about life at the Beach in the 1960′s.
Somewhere in the genetic code for human male behavior, there is a whole spiral staircase of double helix information related to uniforms. The desire of human males, of a given tribe, to dress alike might come from the oldest part of the brain, developed before language, when all we had to go on were guttural […]
Child labor laws did not apply in my hometown. The young, and very young, turned out to hustle the summer crowd—just as in the country, all the kids labored on the farm—only at the beach the cash crop was fruit-like humans that magically sprouted from automobiles, ripe for the plucking. The tourists arrived fat where […]