The First Pancake: Oceanside 70.3

April 7, 2015

Back in the spring of, oh, 2006 or 2007, I drove my beloved 1993 Saab 900s (forest green, sunroof, leather interior, no turbo, standard shift) to Chincoteague, Virginia (you’ve all read Misty, right?) for a surfing trip with my once and future roommate, Jesse Dukes. I was a couple of years out of graduate school, teaching at a small boarding school in Vermont and trying to write and train in my …