Smuggler’s Notch 2012 Travelogue, Part V
The best part of the watermelon walk? Eating seeded watermelons under the Adventure Rangers Meeting tent after it ends.
young cupped hands hold
A trembling frog
Mid-afternoon, while Frankie attends camp: the way to vacation at Smuggs!
a gentle rain upon
Courtside Pool, again. The hot tubs. Frankie slides, then dives. A local youth dives with him, showing him some stunt dives. He’s my height, a little stocky, blond. Boyish face. Leaves soon after.
Frankie and David sing Nicky Minaj together. Frankie solos “Don’t Stop Believing.” A full house applauds.
Third time’s the charm at
more by FRANK J. TASSONE
photograph by Andrej Chudy