A clipping of Jere as a WAC in London during world war II. from some LIFE magazine, I think, captioned “the handsomest WAC in London averaging two dinner invitations per day.” A note and signed photograph from Roddy MacDowell, who acted in Lassie Come Home, Eric Knight’s masterwork. And still more letters yet to be bound. Memories of nights in Greenwich Village. Of visits to Polish painters and malt scotch. Oh, its never all there, of course. But enough of it is. And there J
The title came from my essay written concerning Jere’s birthday celebration … and it seems to fit my friend & these photographic memories .. of the writers of the North County more solitary by discipline and deadline than some of the artisans near the river.
The full essay appears here later. S.