I enjoy following Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge, and this week’s theme, towers, reminded me of my old high school, Rumon-Fair Haven Regional.
The central clock tower of the building served as a symbol of our school. Its image graced R-FH’s letterhead; our yearbook was called The Tower; I sang in Tower Singers, the concert chorus.
The uppermost regions of the tower were kept locked and off-limits to students. That’s not to say that covert expeditions didn’t happen.
When my graduating class held its fortieth reunion, we were granted access into the lofty pinnacle. We climbed the ladder and surveyed the interior, marked with names of past explorers: