Kensington, Maryland, January 4, 2016 — I got myself in big trouble the other day. The Christmas season was over and it was time to change the banner we habitually fly from our front porch. More on how much trouble I’m in a minute.
I didn’t give the next flag much thought. We have so many that I usually just grab one that is seasonal and we haven’t flown in awhile.
We have a storage container full of awesome banners. In total there are more than two dozen. We get them from master flag makers Carole and Mark Bisgrove in Massachusetts. Some we’ve had for 20 years. They are indestructible.
By way of full disclosure, Mark and I fished together as kids in the Ashland, Mass. reservoir when I’d pay an occasional summer visit to my cousins who lived across the street. More on Carole and Mark’s flags here. Continue reading