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Guestwords: Too Much Art?

At an arty dinner party in Sag Harbor a woman announced to the table, “There’s just too much art!” If that day ever comes, we’re in trouble.

Feb 29, 2024
Guestwords: Snowy Skies

How can friends who’ve headed to Florida or the Bahamas possibly get through a winter without the visceral remembrances of snowy days?

Feb 22, 2024
Guestwords: What I Lost With Joe

A tale of two ad men.

Feb 15, 2024
Guestwords: Normalcy, Never Again

My generation has been living in America’s Second Reconstruction. With some improvements from the first in the 1870s, we still fight for inclusion, seek diversity, and hope for equity.

Feb 8, 2024
Guestwords: The Best Was Yet to Come

The Broadway and pop composer Cy Coleman died nearly 20 years ago. In time for the Grammys, a remembrance of the always fun times with him, from Elaine’s to the Hamptons.

Feb 1, 2024
Guestwords: Bookstore Days

Notes from a golden age for the New York City bibliophile.

Jan 25, 2024
Guestwords: Barbenheimer Redux

For your consideration: The oddest couple in movie history.

Jan 18, 2024
Guestwords: Erewhon Dreaming

If you’ve ever shopped at Erewhon, you’re most likely aware that the luxury grocery store is the trendiest place in Los Angeles to see and be seen. The hype is real, the shopping experience far from ordinary.

Jan 11, 2024
Guestwords: Bad Chemistry

Much of what ails the world today is a result of Western governments arbitrarily dividing foreign lands that they have colonized or occupied with no consideration of national sovereignty or demographics.

Jan 4, 2024
Guestwords: It’s Apocalyptic

Anyone seeking an antidote to pervasive fear may find it in focusing on the good that might be coming our way right now — that way we can receive it, spread it around, and give it life.

Dec 28, 2023
Guestwords: Behind the Trade Parade

A nod to the hard-working, industrious folk slogging through the infamous East End traffic to keep the place functioning.

Dec 21, 2023
Guestwords: Origin of Hatred

To live a protected life is to know too little. It’s a segregation of the mind bounded by proscribed language.

Dec 14, 2023