As Tuttle peered out at the packed ballroom, he had a different thought.
“This is the place we held our wedding reception.”
Tip of the week
If you are concerned about Syria and the state of mankind, you will want to attend a lecture Thursday at the Salem Athenaeum.
Tom Nichols, a professor of national security affairs at the Naval War College, is speaking on “The Future of War in the 21st Century.” The lecture starts at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a question-and-answer session.
For information or tickets, go to www.salemathenaeum.net. As usual, this is free for students with IDs.
One more reason to go — this guy was a five-time “Jeopardy!” champion.
Tom Dalton can be reached at email@example.com.