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Retro RFH Rainy Day Lunching

Lunch time for Halloween trick-or-treaters at RFH circa 1977
Photo/George Day

Well, rainy days like today and hangin’ in the Senior Commons at RFH were just about as cool as The Carpenters’ hit song in the 1970s. It didn’t have to be on Monday, though. And nothing got RFHers down when it came to Halloween fun and lounging. The fun just stayed inside and all RFH cozy-like.

Let’s face it. It’s not every day that you get the chance to grab a bite of good ol’ RFH cafeteria grub — or a little scary costumed sustenance, let’s say.

It’s also not every day that you get the chance to “cop a squat” in the RFH senior lounge to ingest the spirit, or spirits, of the day in the company of Harpo and Groucho Marx.

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Retro RFH Boys of Cool Lounge Daze

The RFH boys of the Class of ’78 do some senior lounging and backgammon playing
Photo/George Day

When the stinging wintry chill pierces the air, the time is right for a reprise from last winter to remind RFHers on a dank day and impending COVID gloomy winter that they always have warm Senior Commons memories. Of course, that all depends on what you remember. Here’s something to think about … These guys made sure that they and those around them were anything but bored. Hmmmm …

What’s an RFH student to do when the studying mood hasn’t struck and the weather stinks? Hang out in the Senior Commons and play backgammon, of course. Or something like that.

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