Airport Stories

Down at the LaFleur airport some time after midnight on the cold night ofFebruary 16, 1983, a young kid was trying to make a phone call on the pay phone. The airport is in the meadows area of Northampton next to Route 91. It’s your standard country airport, a tar strip, a scattering of planes … Continue reading Airport Stories

The Great Cummington Farms Disaster (more tales from the eighties)

Cummington is an idyllic small town about twenty miles northwest of Northampton up in the foothills of the Berkshires. You take Route 9 to get there. You leave citified liberals behind and get into old Yankee territory, where men are still men and know how to keep their chain saws running without running to the … Continue reading The Great Cummington Farms Disaster (more tales from the eighties)