Monthly Archives: July 2012

sunset

It is almost always beautiful in Bay View, but the sunsets are extraordinary.  My son, Sam, has an entire photo album on his facebook page devoted entirely to Bay View Sunsets.  Around here, sunsets are an event.  There are benches … Continue reading

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chautauqua

When the Bay View Association was founded in 1875 (then named, the “Methodist Camp Ground Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church”) it was following the lead of other Methodist campgrounds established in the east – places like Wesleyan Grove on … Continue reading

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akhil and me

I’m getting a little ahead of myself here, but I wanted to give you an example of what makes Bay View such an extraordinary place today. Last night, Rob and I were privileged to be included in a small dinner party … Continue reading

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some water and a grove

“The American of the 1870’s faced, as we do, a bewildering number of complex problems… the arrogance of…the trusts, a prolonged and severe economic depression, political corruption in city, state and federal government…and a wave of bitter strikes which shocked … Continue reading

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a family tradition

In the summer of 1986, Rob and I met his parents in Bay View so that I could see first-hand what a “Bay View Day” was.  It had been over 15 years since his family had been back and the … Continue reading

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