Monday, February 28, 2011

Nashional defecit.

And so the year of Ogden takes off. The story so far: immortal poet Ogden Nash was born in Rye, New York, and spent his childhood here. But this still comes as a surprise to many Rye residents, and part of the problem is the absence of any significant memorial to our most famous son. So I'm trying to get the City Council to name something after O.N. (Plus the Rye Arts Center is having a celebration of Nash in September, which I'm currently researching.)

And now, read on. Here's a link to my article, which appeared in this week's Rye Record.