FLIGHTS FROM THE PAST
Folio #49, 1985
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A Thought for Today
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SAND AND THE GREAT DESIGN
As it grows closer to the time when I should leave (the beach), I start to wonder more and more about the business of traveling; I have passed through so many places, continents, without even the tourists postcard recollection. I lived in Paris off and on, but I couldn't name half a dozen restaurants I'd recommend. Good food is everywhere in France but while living and working there I seldom went adventuring beyond the neighborhood of St. Benoit. I ate out every night; when I found a good place it became a habit. The same was true in San Francisco. I've always loved the sound and feel of neighborhoods more than the aura of the city. I'd be the worst guide imaginable to my old hometown. I've always specialized in details, letting others get on with 'The Grand Design'. The way this new beach world has opened up for me, just a few miles from what's been home for so many years, I wonder why I went off to the far places at all.. This is a safe place. By safety I mean sensible, responsible to itself. There is no wasted motion by the sea, every wave is working, taking out, bringing in. Nothing is superfluous except what people bring down here and forget to take away. Junk, people droppings, is at a minimum, considering the canvas sea and seashore are played out on. Show me a city that works with such economy.
- from A Beach Diary. First published in Folio No. 49, spring, 1985.
ROD’S NEXT APPEARANCE
Tomorrow, Sunday July 29, Rod joins Sally Kellerman, Bruce Vilanche and an all star cast in Santa Fe, NM in “Live at the Lensic.” For ticket information
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