The Hamptons, as it were, have been described as a mighty unfriendly “city” in a recent Condé Nast poll, though I’d beg to differ. On the contrary, rather than brutish, I find people here, if not beatific, quite giving.
So much so that I think every now and then — when I’m not in traffic — that we’re an island of sanity in an insane world.
Not since the Armory Show has anything been quite so shocking as the Artists’ 15-8 (some said 14-8) win over the Writers in Saturday’s 66th Artists and Writers Softball Game.
“O wonder! / How many goodly extra-base hits were there! / How beauteous the Artists’ lineup was! / O, brave new world. . . .”