Shortly after I started working in the Rockland newsroom more than seven years ago,
I was taught a truism by my fellow staffers: If it’s Greek Festival weekend, it must be raining.
I laughed, but year after year discovered that it didn’t much matter what meteorologists predicted, if it was Greek Festival weekend, it was most likely going to rain.
So when I first heard it was supposed to be sunny and hot this weekend, I was surprised. And skeptical.
But the festival opened last night and started up again at noon today and, so far, no rain. In fact, the sun has finally come out and it’s shaping up to be a lovely day.
I began to wonder: Did it just seem as if it rained every year?
Well, I went back into our photo archives and this is what I came up with: Read more of this entry »
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