My wife grew up in Mount Vernon. When I first came here and met her neighbors and friends and saw the way her face lit up, I knew this is where we were going to end up. I have never once regretted that decision. It is one of the few places where I feel there is genuine community left in our world.
As a kid, like many of us, I played baseball. I was a decent hitter, and an adequate center fielder, but I was easily distracted. I would grind my foot into the sod until it gave way and only a bare spot of dirt remained. I found myself kicking daisies, and searching for four leaf […]
Growing up in town, I had a better dog than I deserved. My parents got me a beautiful black lab and Irish setter mixed breed dog when I was in fourth grade as a way of teaching me responsibility. It didn’t take- so my dog (Brigadoon) went to live with my grandparents on the […]