Saturday, February 28, 2015

From the vaults A trip up a hill in 2006

Five o’clock exact – Dave and Jim show up – all of us ever pressing time – they, eating fiddlefaddle and calling out for wine. We hug, up from Union Square, natty drakish doorman in red and pontoons – there is a Dump Bush Demonstration in the Square -- pretty much like old days but for four or five helicopters hovering overhead. It is night of State of the Union. “Up for the demonstration?!” say I. “No, dinner!” is the answer. And we are off. Sent on our way in the Francis Drake Derby. To read the rest of the story ... 

1 comment:

Jack Vaughan said...

Back in the old days, the helicopters were saved for Viet Nam duty.

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