Ben, thanks for the memoris, especially about Van Buren. I now recall with vividly the old bus station on Van Buren and heading west from there. I had forgotten about VB being two way all the way to t ..
I arrived in Oxford in February 1965. I was 7+ years old at the time and entered 2nd Grade at Bramlett Elementary. My memory is that there was only one-way traffic counter-clockwise around the square. ..
Doug and Jim: It may be because I remember two-way traffic on the Square, but I have long read this passage to have Luster taking one of two possible choices, and Benjy to think it should only be done ..
Hootie: you're not the only one. And I remember the day it ended: A lady ... a lady under the influence, no less ... came highballing on East Van Buren Avenue, past the ice house, up the sharp grade a ..
I agree with Jim Galloway - Luster (ever the trouble-maker) is showing off by turning to the left, against the flow of traffic. BTW, we English grad students had a running dare about turning clockwise ..