It’s high summertime, blazing hot in much of the country, and hearts and minds turn to getting the heck out of town.
Dreams go to a summer cabin, a getaway, a cottage. Whether we own one, rent one, or just dream, it’s a powerful image of retreat. Another world. And for many, it really doesn’t matter how humble it may be.
Tereasa Surratt took a tiny old family cottage – twelve by twelve and falling to pieces – and turned it into her personal lakeside dream.
This Hour, On Point: we hear her story, and look at the endless appeal of the summer cabin, the cottage, the summer shack.-Tom Ashbrook