November 13, 2019
Growing up there always seemed to be cousins around. We didn’t very often go anywhere alone, and when we were old enough our bicycles were the typical source of our mobility.
We rode to each other’s houses, the park and, during the summer, the Sparta municipal swimming pool. It wasn’t the summer retreat it is now, but it served as a gathering place for kids of all ages, economic backgrounds, religions, sizes and shapes. It offered the perfect setting for relaxation and, perhaps...