I had a chance to see some stellar rowing skills on display at Fountain Point here on this early Saturday morning in October. The wind was whipping up a choppy mess, straight out of the south, and of course you have to turn left (port) to get to the dock, and you have to go backwards in all cases.
For all you Ernie Harwell fans out there, I’m sharing this wonderful audio tribute, (click below to “read more”) starting at approx. 3:25. Well worth a listen. For me, the voice of Ernie Harwell was the voice of summer itself. It’s just that simple.
Ernie always started the season with this reading from The Song of Solomon:
For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.