Saturday, August 16, 2008

en vacances

[illustration: a Cohen child on a northern beach]

by J J Cohen

The Cohens are packing up today for their annual expedition to Maine, where we'll dwell by the coast and, in a week, celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of my parents at a restaurant in Ogunquit.

Why Maine? Well, it is beautiful. And my father's family is from upstate (Bangor and Houlton), by way of Lithuania -- you can read about their community in this book.

I'll be off blog and offline for more than a week. Hooray.

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