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The Mast-Head: Clams, Yes. Wallet, No.

A bunch of us had gone clamming off a boat on Sunday, which was the last I had seen the wallet.

Jul 28, 2022
Gristmill: The Heat of the Kitchen

A show for the (restaurant) working stiff.

Jul 28, 2022
Point of View: Never Be Closing

To O’en, when he’s on the move, everything is new — the quotidian becomes all-absorbing. I envy him that.

Jul 21, 2022
The Mast-Head: Fencing the Marigolds

Deer do not read The Star. As best as I can tell, neither do the rabbits that ate my parsley last summer.

Jul 21, 2022
Gristmill: Oh, Those Bases on Balls

A summertime afternoon with the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League.

Jul 21, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: My Fickle Friend

I once read someplace that the popular song most frequently to be found on the jukeboxes of the Empire State was Sinatra’s “Summer Wind.”

Jul 21, 2022
Point of View: ‘In the Dark Ages Again’

Let’s hear it for freedom.

Jul 14, 2022
Gristmill: A Fan’s Notes

Encounters with Loudon Wainwright III.

Jul 14, 2022
The Mast-Head: Cerberus and I

Getting away from the week’s distractions would not be as easy as I had expected.

Jul 14, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Fronzo and Woncho

It’s getting hard to keep a grasp on what is and isn’t the right thing to do or to permit, with this teenage girl of mine.

Jul 7, 2022
Point of View: Mark Shields’s ‘Amen Corner’

Whenever Mark Shields would ask Judy Woodruff during his Friday evening discussions with David Brooks if he could say just one thing, Mary and I would come to the edge of our seats, she on the small couch, I on the recliner, knowing he was about to speak from the heart to our better angels.

Jul 7, 2022
The Mast-Head: See You in September

A chance conversation last week while I was waiting for my food pickup at La Fondita got me thinking about the way those of us who work for a living on the South Fork talk about summer.

Jul 7, 2022