Memory 8

A visit to my old college.
I recall swimming fully clothed
across the lake during Rag Week!

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The visit was a few weeks ago. The college is no more, the old mansion building is now posh apartments, the other buildings are gone and a new housing estate occupies much of the grounds. The lake was not very big, more like a very large pond. When does a pond become a lake? It was probably on that cusp!


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. purehaiku
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 11:39:31

    at least you were fully clothed!!! I think a pond becomes a lake when you can only just see the other side…


  2. JulesPaige
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 14:55:14

    When hubby and I went back last year to New Jersey we tried to visit our old college campuses – not much was recognizable. That they say is progress.


    • Libby
      Sep 01, 2012 @ 09:36:25

      My father always used to say “Never go back.” It is nice to revisit but sometimes it changes beyond recongnition and that can be sad.


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