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Quiet rain, heavy rain, thunderstorms, we’ve had them all this week, and the forecast isn’t for sun until...
What to do with bluefish is one of the warm seasons’ eternal questions, at least in Bonac, where they are caught in great number once the water is...
“We’re grieving again,” I said recently to our appraiser, adding, “I guess it’s something like...
Nikki Goodbird is our 3-year-old Quaker parrot. We named him Nikki as an acceptable androgynous option before we knew...

Before Osama bin Laden built his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, he spent a few harried years looking for the perfect property while looking over his...
A beautiful afternoon in New York is a holiday for me regardless of why I’m there. It brings back the years when I was single and living and...
Driving home from the office on Tuesday evening, I was surprise to notice that I was in what amounted to a traffic jam...
I have in front of me the rule that resulted in the suspension for the rest of the season of our highly successful softball coach, Lou Reale, and wonder, given the apparent...
Local elections are around the corner, with political parties making their candidate slates for this November’s contests public. Around here, we practice democracy mostly at...

The six of us were the only Americans flying to Havana from Miami on a chartered flight in March. The others were Cuban, many with packages of goods purchased to...
One morning while driving the kids to school, we talked about how there were things, one thing in particular, that you shouldn’t say...
Looking out of our bedroom window one recent morning onto the lawn that becomes greener every day, I remarked on the stone rabbit that sits on a...