Hardy Plumbing
June 21, 2017

The Celebrity Column

I'm not a gawker. I never approach a celebrity to make small talk, even though in my business I probably should. I feel people who live here, like Aspen or Malibu, realize a lot of celebrities call the place home and they probably want to go about their day-to-day affairs in peace....more>
June 14, 2017

Got Milk?

I actually use almond "milk." Reluctantly. I put it in my oatmeal. Let me point out that I feel about oatmeal the same as I do about almond milk: I don't like the looks of it but my wife makes me eat it because it is supposedly good for me....more>
June 07, 2017

Manning The Grill

Yes, I do still barbecue, at least on Memorial Day. I like hanging around the grill, a cold one in hand, supervising the proceedings like a drill sergeant at boot camp....more>
May 24, 2017

Summer Dreams

Memorial Day weekend nowadays signals the beginning of the inevitable Super Summer Season, wherein clubs, restaurants, grouper houses, ritzy name brand stores, and real estate agencies embrace a frenzy that is basically self-invented in the hope it will be self-serving....more>
May 17, 2017


We have finally finished watching all of the Oscar nominated films. And the envelope please . . . Manchester By The Sea, La La Land, Fences, Lion were all good, but in my opinion it was a poor year for movies....more>
May 10, 2017

Got Ants?

We do. On the kitchen counters, no less. This freaks Karen out to no end. Since I grew up in a 200 year-old house in Sag Harbor ants don't faze me much....more>
May 03, 2017


I am not a handy man. As I see it, as a scholar I felt it was more important to enrich my mind than to learn how to fix things. This was the great lie second generation Americans lived by....more>
April 26, 2017


No, he's not dead. Normally when I write something nice about someone, that's the reason. No, Jerry Della Femina is alive and well and you can find his column in this newspaper like always....more>
April 19, 2017


A buttered roll. It's what's for breakfast. Even though I've seen it in many cities, having a buttered roll for breakfast is a New York thing, like a bagel with cream cheese....more>
April 12, 2017

Playing Dress Up

"I like when you dress up in your little costume," Karen said. That hurt. Costumes are for thespians, and I'm 100 percent guy. I was stunned and more than a little annoyed....more>
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