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Guestwords: A Master of the Surf

How Fred Yardley and the lifeguards of Main Beach pioneered the best way to body surf.

Nov 2, 2023
Guestwords: A Message From the Trees

Our community needs to be educated about what’s here or coming down the pike: Many trees are in trouble.

Oct 26, 2023
Guestwords: A Response to the Attacks on Israel

The dysfunction in Washington cannot prevent us from meeting our responsibilities as a world leader. Congress must put aside petty squabbles and rise to the occasion to provide proper funding for Israel and ensure we’re combating antisemitism, Islamophobia, and all forms of hate here at home.

Oct 19, 2023
Guestwords: The Great Hamptons Sport

As we’re now safely into the fall, we can dig in to the Hamptons’ favorite pastime: kvetching about restaurants.

Oct 12, 2023
Guestwords: The South Fork Cinerama

I’ve always seen the South Fork as a giant outdoor Cinerama. But how movies have portrayed the area has been hit or (more often) miss.

Oct 5, 2023
Guestwords: Soon the Leaves Will Fall  

Falling leaves provide shelter for the insects that pollinate our flowering world. They nourish the soil, keeping it alive. Let’s rethink what we do with them.

Sep 28, 2023
Guestwords: Goodbye Cricket Lullaby

Closing up our summer retreat was when I first experienced what my grandmother called “the pain of a heavy heart.”

Sep 21, 2023
Guestwords: Meet the Twelderly

I refuse to embrace the title of elderly. No, I am in that age range which I have labeled “twelderly”; like “tween” is to teen.

Sep 14, 2023
Guestwords: We All Failed My Brother

A 2012 Columbia University study on addiction medicine found that only one in 10 drug or alcohol addicts gets medical treatment, leaving more than 20 million Americans untreated.

Sep 7, 2023
Guestwords: Summer Memories

Thinking about my youth in Amagansett both takes me back in time and roots me firmly in the present.

Aug 31, 2023
Guestwords: Finding Sugar Man

Memories of Sixto Rodriguez, singer-songwriter who found late fame.

Aug 24, 2023
Guestwords: Commoner and the Bomb

The lessons of Barry Commoner, the “Paul Revere of the modern environmental movement,” are now more important than ever.

Aug 17, 2023