Category Archives: Traditions

Summer as High and Low Season

What a linguistically weird time this is: Students are almost done with the school year and most will be off for the summer. Adults who get vacation time take the chance to relax a little. That would make it the time-off-season. But it’s also a peak travel time. What should be off-season is, in fact, high season.

lock on the fenceIt’s the time of end-term traditions. Among the multitude of activities common in various localities is the gym lock affixed to random fences. Continue reading Summer as High and Low Season