Carmel Musings

Congratulations to Christopher Reynolds on pretty much “nailing it” in his article on Carmel-by-the-Sea (“Quaint as It Ever Was,” June 13). As a columnist with the Carmel Pine Cone, you can imagine how I love to read the out-of-town “reviews” of this unusual city.

I’ve only one addition (or correction) to make: Thomas Kinkade, the “painter of light,” is the featured attraction in three galleries here because he owns them.

BEVERLY BORGMAN, Carmel-by-the-Sea



Enjoyed the piece on Carmel. Reynolds failed, though, to mention what are, for many, the premier annual events on the Monterey Peninsula: the automotive Concours d’Elegance, held annually for the past 49 years, on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach, and the Monterey Historic races at Laguna Seca racetrack, perhaps America’s most beautiful racecourse. I’ll be broadcasting my radio show from both events this year, the weekend of Aug. 28 to 29.

STEVE PARKER, Marina del Rey