First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Saturday, June 06, 2009

Sunrise 5:53: Morning in Hudson

The female Dawn Jogger has been coming to Hudson, Ohio, to attend the male DJ's reunions at Western Reserve Academy every five years for their entire married life. That's given her a chance not only to get to know his classmates but also the charming town of Hudson, a somewhat New England looking place, thanks to its history as part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. At her first reunion 25 years ago, she discovered what is one of her favorite boutiques anywhere in the world, the Grey Colt. She later learned that the store was originally co-owned by the couple who had been so influential in the male DJ's life while he has at Reserve, Pris and Ash Graham. (This weekend they're staying in town with daughter, Timmie.) After a workout at the WRA gym, it was time for the female DJ to make her pilgrimage to the Grey Colt, where she's always found something unique and fun to buy, as she did today. It was also an opportunity to catch up with current owner Katie Coulton (daughter of original co-owners Patty and Stewart Coulton) and do some reminiscing about what a grand lady Pris was - and how much she is missed. The year the Grey Colt celebrates it 50th anniversary in business...

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Blogger CONEFLOWER said...

Hello, Female DJ. It was so nice visiting with you and the Male DJ at the Western Reserve Dinner. I found your blog right away and I am enjoying reading it. I can see why you like your handy packable camera so much.

7:42 PM  
Blogger CONEFLOWER said...

P.S. I will definitely visit The Gray Colt now. I've been past it so many times before. Thanks.

7:43 PM  

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