At some point we all have to come into contact with the juggernaut that is the South Fork in high season.

My father and brother at Ditch, summer 1968.

The set-piece drama that played out when I was coming back from New York one recent afternoon really took the cake

I admit it, I do at times (only at times?) play fast and loose with the facts

Concerns that have echoes today

I heard a click click click coming in the slightly open window

We year-rounders have a right to be ambivalent about summer

I saw it happen, though it may have gone unmentioned on the police log

A major turning point

My need for speed