A long time ago, in September 1959, I set out from Boston to attend a Middlebury friend’s wedding in Evanston, Illinois. My friend Ginny and I had met early on at the start of our Freshman year at Middlebury. During Freshman year we lived next door to each other and then in Sophmore year we shared a room in Le Chateau.
Le Chateau in winter, Middlebury College, Vermont
Upon reaching Evanston, Ginny’s hometown, I looked up some friends who were still in the house on Sheridan Drive where I had lived during the previous academic year when I was attending Northwestern University. Lo and behold, my friends were going to drive to California and they needed another passenger. Having just returned from a 2 month trip to Europe I was looking for a job and the West Coast was one of the areas I wanted to explore…
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