Spent the day in the mountains, North Pole, USA with young J. What a wonderful throwback that place is with all its antique rides! Had a great time kicking around, not a computer or computer game in sight. Rode rockets, race cars, Christmas ornaments, and the world's highest Ferris wheel. How could it ever get better? Read the new Tom McGuane story in the NYer when I got home. God, he makes it look easy.