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Reduce, Reuse, Compost!

Coming soon to a farmers market near you: food-waste bins.

Jul 13, 2023
Guestwords: Keeping the Dream Alive

It seems that everyone wants to write a children’s book, and while lots of people think they can, I beg to differ.

Jul 13, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: Sweet Bird of Youth

I’ve somehow managed to land back in the hospital, but at least this time I have a bed by the window, a big perk.

Jul 13, 2023
Looming Tragedy of Kids on E-Bikes

In a study of emergency room visits from 2000 to 2017, researchers at New York University’s School of Medicine concluded that e-bike injuries were the most severe and most likely to require hospitalization.

Jul 13, 2023
Gristmill: Lights Over the Harbor

Thoughts on the Fourth after missing out on the Fourth.

Jul 6, 2023
Room for Improvement in Springs Gateway

The list of problems is long, but the potential for improving the area around Springs-Fireplace and Three Mile Harbor Roads in East Hampton is great.

Jul 6, 2023
Guestwords: The Sandwich Generation

Everything that my granddaughter does is new, vibrant, and alive. Everything my mother-in-law does is old, frail, and confused. And I’m caught in the middle.

Jul 6, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: Skyfall

The supernatural Saharan skyfall of 1994 was on my mind last month when we were visited by the first heavy haze from the Canadian wildfires.

Jul 6, 2023
Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Opinions?

Speaking in the first person, ChatGPT declared it would be happy to help a Star letter writer. The result was cringe-worthy.

Jul 6, 2023
Point of View: Leaning in, Lying Back

Every moment’s a poem.

Jul 6, 2023
The Mast-Head: My Least-Favorite Car

Each year, a new source of vehicular irritation gets my attention — this year it’s the black Audi.

Jul 6, 2023
Guestwords: Cutting Room

Moving on after the death of my father involved moving, literally towing, his riding lawn mover and all it signified.

Jun 29, 2023