15 minutes of fame

Posted on March 29, 2017


vanderpoel castle summit nj

Most of you have heard of the adage, “we all get 15 minutes of fame.” Well this happened to Mr. Ken last week. He was quoted in an article about a castle in Summit New Jersey.

Can you imagine a real live castle in suburban New Jersey? It was called Vanderpoel Castle and Mr. Ken was very familiar with it because he was friends with the little boy who lived there.

Sadly, the castle was torn down many years ago to make room for an access road.

Here’s the link to the article:

Do you remember the Vanderpoel Castle?

My 15 minutes of fame, sad to say, was a 6:30 am TV interview in the dead of winter at the local train station, a reporter surprised me and asked me my views on the latest fare hikes.

What was your 15 minutes of fame?