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Point of View: Only Connect

Asked in a recent Science Times happiness questionnaire when was the last time I’d initiated a social plan with someone, I laughed.

Jan 26, 2023
The Mast-Head: Tempting the Devil

Searching through old East Hampton Stars this week, I discovered that our first mention of Hither Woods came in 1892.

Jan 26, 2023
Gristmill: Dumped

Some people are rattled by a change in hours at the town dump. (Or one person is, anyway.)

Jan 26, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: My Valentine

Although I’m much more obsessive about keeping flowers around the house than the average American mom, I’m not so rhapsodic about it, and I’ve become less judgmental about what constitutes a decent flower.

Jan 26, 2023
Gristmill: Once Were Ballers

A 2023 Bridgehampton High basketball game conjures memories of the winning teams of the 1980s.

Jan 19, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: Unprofessional

I was a wide-eyed greenhorn assigned to a night squad of world-weary veterans when I first joined the East Hampton Village Ambulance Association about five years ago.

Jan 19, 2023
Point of View: It’s Nice to Know the Brain Grows

Let’s hear it for knowledge, knowledge that can be applied to ameliorate the world’s ills.

Jan 19, 2023
The Mast-Head: Going Crackers

Sometimes the do-it-yourself bug strikes because of a great interest in a particular craft; other times, it’s just the money. I am susceptible to both urges, as in a newfound passion for making crackers.

Jan 19, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: Smash Up

Things keep breaking. In 2023, the infant year, I’ve accidentally dropped and smashed plenty.

Jan 12, 2023
Point of View: Violence Has Us in Its Grip

The potential for explosive, cathartic moments is what leads us to play sports and to watch them, and it seems that with a number of them the possibility of serious injury, or even death, is ever present.

Jan 12, 2023
The Mast-Head: Sly Solar Grin

Rooftop solar on the early-1960s house I live in provides me with a reason to gloat: electric bills that run a steady $14 a month.

Jan 12, 2023
Gristmill: The Late Show

Notes from a Jeremy Strong fan club member.

Jan 12, 2023