A close friend called on Tuesday to say he had been in the hospital emergency room overnight for treatment for an allergic reaction to meat.
When a woman with whom we were talking one night at Cittanuova said she had never felt she was any better or any less than anyone else, I said, “That’s it.”
You know what they look like. You have passed through them countless times, mostly in the middle but sometimes side by side with another car, holding your breath and your car’s breath hoping you get through unscathed.

At the Brett Kavanaugh hearings there was more at stake for many victims of sexual assault than whether or not a seat on the Supreme Court would be filled.
Fall rolls on. It appears to be more like past autumns in the new millennium, except the fall of 2017, when the leaves stayed on the trees until December and forsythia, which normally blooms only in the spring, bloomed in the last half of November.
Would-be New York voters have until the end of the day tomorrow to register to be eligible for the Nov. 6 election.
Don Christensen at Ille Arts; paper cutting at Sylvester Manor; and several shows or interest in New York City opening this week

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Long Island Restaurant Week will soon be here and a new course on food culture at Stony Brook Southampton
Carol Macdonald Nye, the publisher and co-founder of On Montauk, a free visitors guide, died at home on Oct. 4 of cancer, her family said.
Emilio Estevez discussed his family, career, fame, and his new film, "The Public," with Alec Baldwin at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday.
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