July 18 is the 372d anniversary of the founding of Greenwich in 1640. If matters are true to form the only celebration will be the flag raising ceremony at Town Hall.
I say it is time to do more to celebrate the history of our remarkable town! One way would be to visit a historic site like the 1728 Bush-Holley House in Cos Cob or the older 1670 Lyon House on the Byram border. Although the Bush-Holley House is closed for renovation, the gallery next door and the grounds are open.
Another way to celebrate would be to picnic in one of our many town parks and beaches. A stroll through the park or beach may be a healthy alternative.
In the privacy of one's home or anywhere else you can learn about the trials and tribulations of our founders by reading local author Anya Seton's 1958 best-seller "The Winthrop Woman", reissued in 2006 and available at local libraries, local bookstores like Diane's Books or on Amazon.