Sometimes you just find yourself up a puddle without a paddle. And sometimes the way around it, or through it, is by spilling out of a VW bug like a bunch of RFH clowns in a clown car.Continue reading Retro RFH Clowns and a Clown Car
Well, it’s a summer of revived RFH reunions and RFHers are embracing it by reuniting however and whenever they can to play catch up. One class even had a 39th.
As far as getting the word out, though, things have changed quite a bit since those first 10-year reunions for the classes of the 60s, 70s and even 80s and 90s and before. But, there’s one iconic mode of invite that has been missing for quite some time. The painting of the bridge!
There was a time when communication was limited to phone books, landline phones, snail mail and word of mouth. Of course, there were paper invites. But, there was nothing better than getting the word out by just reverting to old school days and painting that bridge.Continue reading Retro RFH Reunion Bridge Alert
Summertime is reunion time for all good Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School alumnus. In fact, the RFH Class of ’83 just had a very untraditional 39th. Hey, when the reunion spirit moves an RFHer, any year is the right one.Continue reading Retro RFH Reunion Roustabouts
Cheers to Friday night and the notion that there’s always a party among RFHers somewhere who are still reuniting.Continue reading Retro RFH Reuniting & Cheers
Let’s hear it for the girls! It’s only fair that some RFH girls who knew how to raise a bottle with the best of them get equal first reunion remembrance time.Continue reading Retro RFH Girls’ BFF Reuniting
Well, summer is unofficially here; and, RFH reunions are making a comeback after a pandemic pause.Continue reading Retro RFH Cool Guys’ Reuniting
A close-up and personal reprise all about cheer and cheers to fun, no matter what weather or circumstances, among RFH friends for life. Take the chill out by just looking closely at the smiles and remembering.Continue reading Retro RFH Surf Dude Chillin’ on Top of the Sea Bright Beach World
An almost winter reprise in honor of unseasonably warm weather and RFH times … Really. What’s better than some RFH girls on the … stage.
On the cusp of winter, a waft of warm air has blown in. With it came memories of beached days — staged ones, at least, with some RFH beach girls (and boys?).Continue reading Retro RFH Beach Girls
The following was originally posted in May of 2017. It is being reprised in honor of the recent RFH graduation, traditions of the past and the RFH Daisy Chain girl featured who passed away in 2019 — Daryl Cooper Ley.
It was considered a privilege and honor. They were chosen from the junior class at RFH to serve as the debutante-like ushers for the graduating class. All dressed in white and supposedly gracefully toting a chain of daisies, the Daisy Chain girls were a fixture of high school finery at graduations in the 1970s.
The origins of the somewhat upper-crust tradition date back to the 1900s, but this Retro Pic of the Day was snapped in 1978.Continue reading Retro RFH Graduation Daisy Chain
It’s a fine time for a reprise of an RFH staged classic …
As that sun starts to make it’s spring preview appearance this week, what better way to celebrate the warmth and hope than with a little pandemic respite of RFH bathing beauties on the stage?Continue reading Summoning the Sun: Retro RFH Gals on the Beach
As the warm weather eclipses and a tinge of winter starts to sting the air, the area picture comes into focus.
That picture offers a clear view, as clear as the iconic, soothing one, on a crisp day, from Scenic Drive in Highlands to New York. The predicted second surge of COVID is happening.Continue reading Week’s End View: COVID, Weather & Pics
There’s nothing quite like a summer drive in a classic car with the top down. So, we’re re-running this piece just because the sun needs to shine on friendships and good times like these. There’s nothing quite as warm. Put the top down and take a drive back with us again …
The drive is all the better if it’s made with best friends. So, as a continuing ode to summer fun of the past at the hands of RFH teens, the Retro Pic of the Day encapsulates the whole idea — best friends, a cool ride and warm memories.Continue reading Retro RFH BFFS’ Summer Ride