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An Open Letter to the President-Elect

“I have often … in the course of the session … looked at that sun behind the President without being able to tell whether it was rising or setting. But now at length I have the happiness to know it … Continue reading

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TBT/GTS#2: George “Bud” Falkenberry, Born to Act

Of all these profiles I expect to write – and as you will come to see, there are far too many – this one is the one I want most to get right because, even after more than 30 years … Continue reading

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“Consider the Lilies…” 2016

How can you not give your whole heart to the unlikely miracle of the day lily, a flower, as we learned from Superstorm Sandy, that takes fully two years to form and then, in one magnificent thrust of proud determination … Continue reading

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Summer’s Bounty, June to September, 2016

As I write this, there is hard cold rain blowing horizontal out the windows. The pool man was here earlier to tie down the cover for winter and I was reminded by the radio a few minutes ago that this … Continue reading

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For Bastille Day: Vichyssoise Redux

Around the year 2000, we invited our wonderful longtime Fire Island neighbors, Guy Musquere and Daniel Meyer – along with eight of their Parisian guests – to join us for a Bastille Day dinner, and since I wanted to honor … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Elusive Magic Cobbler

I’m not sure when I first heard tell of it. Probably listening in on the womenfolks’ conversation while sitting on a folding chair in the back of the Century Methodist Church at a Wednesday night fellowship dinner (while scarfing down … Continue reading

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First Flowering, 2016

Well, it begins…. After six months away from the beach garden, we returned in late April to begin anew. This will be the fourth year since the great salt water inundation by Superstorm Sandy, and already Richard and I have … Continue reading

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