The Glow of the Past
Weekly stories about life at the Beach in the 1960′s.
Dino didn’t compromise fashion for the pool room. Grown men played the game in work clothes, those who worked at anything. Others were unabashed to dress in rags, if rags were all they had once clothing budgets had been consumed in wine. We boys—too young to legally inhabit such a den of venial sin and […]
We started playing poker in the eighth grade. All things to do with vice and the cravings of adulthood were scattered in the school yard verbally, in a carnival town, where many bets on moral victory were lost. The odds grew short on venial sins, among which gambling might be counted—though the Bible seems to […]