Why anyone at all cares about celebrities is a mystery to me
It is my birthday
Valentine’s Day is the second most card-sending holiday after Christmas
Unlimited spending on campaigns by super PACs and secrecy about who is contributing the money has become the norm
Time was flying, the snow was mounting
This winter of discontent has been overrun by unambiguous signs of impermanence
The larder was full and I was ready to cook
A fresh dimension of understanding about East Hampton around the time of the American Revolution
East Hampton's second town church, where Ned, who may have been a slave for part of his life, was bell ringer for as many as 35 years, in a span from 1780 to 1816.
“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
A ladder up from somewhere dark and undesirable
The writer and her father, Robert Sampson, who died on Dec. 20.