Morton "Scrim" Shaw
Director, Greyote Rescue & Outreach League
Best day of your life:
April 30, 1975 when I returned from Canada.
Most fun thing I do:
I am a nature photography buff and often camouflage myself in order to “blend in.”
I also used to fly homemade aircraft with friends of John Denver.
I like Fall and baseball season.
Groundhog’s Day, I was born and raised near Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
Played left tackle for the high school football team – the “Chucks”
Favorite Junk Food:
Slim Jims dunked in Cheez Whiz
Best Book or Magazine:
magazine: Popular Science (or Field & Stream)
book: Rivethead: Tales from the Assembly Line, Ben Hamper
Anything by Esquivel, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band or Loudon Wainwright
People who DRIVE while: talking on the cell phone, shaving, eating, with a dog on their lap – or any multiple-element combination of these.
Smartest thing I do:
Go to be early (usually before 10:00 pm) and rise early (5:00 am)
Fun fact about yourself:
I am distant cousin to Pat Buttram, who used to play Mr. Haney on “Green Acres and Petticoat Junction”
Solve the mystery of D.B. Cooper
Person you would most like to meet:
Andrew Jackson, Edgar Allan Poe or Wild Bill Hikok’s sidekick, Jingles
Greyotes will be blamed for the evil deeds of the kids in town, who wear flat-brimmed baseball hats and flaunt their boxer shorts.
Best part of Cohasset:
The view in the rear view mirror of my Ford F-150. Just joking!
Spritzing Rock Pond on a Sunday afternoon when the hunchback (or whoever it is) is ringing the church bells at Saint Stephen’s Church.