Hardy Plumbing
September 20, 2017

If It Wasn't For Bad Luck

I'm not superstitious. That does not mean I am making fun of people who are, so please don't call in and complain. In fact, some of my best friends are superstitious....more>
September 13, 2017

Oh Poor Sustainable Me

Long before "sustainable" became one of those fuzzy wuzzy feel good words we talked the talk and walked the walk. Once every August a few of my friends and I would go camping for a weekend and live off the land....more>
September 06, 2017

The Hitchhiker

After a winter in Flatbush it was a surreal experience to wake up in Sag Harbor knowing you would spend the summer there. In Brooklyn busses raced down Clarkson Avenue just steps from our front stoop....more>
August 30, 2017

Doing My Civic Duty

I do lots of "civic duty." The way I figure it, every time I pay my outrageous property taxes I am doing my civic duty. Every week when I look at the garish amount of money missing from my take-home pay I am paying my debt to society....more>
August 23, 2017

Of Voles And Men

There are hundreds of holes all over my yard. "You have voles," my neighbor told me. "You have moles," the guy on the other side informed me. Both claim to know....more>
August 16, 2017

The Shape I'm In

The '70s were all about partying and getting high. The '80s were all about disco and cocaine, wet t-shirt contests, and lite beer (at least the couple of months I remember)....more>
August 09, 2017

Life Is A Carnival

When we were 12 or so the biggest event of the summer was when the carnival came to town. It was a different place then. It was a typical small town, like those across America, and the perception was the carnival brought the kind of excitement sorely lacking during the rest of the year....more>
August 02, 2017

Something Fishy

We know we can live longer if we eat healthy. But we also know, as do the food companies, that old habits die hard. For example, I love potato chips. So they make potato chips that are now "low in saturated fats," and that's a good thing, I guess....more>
July 26, 2017

The End Is Near

It's basically over. Those of us who live here know it, but we pretend because we also know that so many summer people and tourists still don't understand....more>
July 19, 2017

A Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

People don't give me enough credit but I'll have you know that back in the day I was considered a snappy dresser, back before "Grateful Dead chic" became a fashion statement....more>
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