Corner of Rt 9 and South Pleasant Street opposite Town Common
When those ubiquitous white tents pop in town center like mushrooms on a moist summer morn you know the last of our institutes of higher education is jettisoning their graduates off to the real world, while sending Amherst into summer mode.
Boltwood Avenue, other side of Town Common
And since this is their 195th such occasion you know I can only be talking about Amherst College, our number one landowner, number one taxpayer, and an entity so enthralled with our little college (before we had any) town, they named themselves after us.
Main quadrangle this morning
Lord Jeffery Inn, Boltwood Avenue
Of course they caved to pressure brought by rebellious students last winter, a movement that is now ABD (All But Dead), and announced they would be changing the name of the Lord Jeff to something that could not trigger a reaction, but they have yet to announce what that name will be.
Maybe someday I'll have to change the name of my blog.
Only in Emilyville.