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  • Last week’s death notice concerning the East Hampton Football Club may have been premature.
  • Ever trying to reconcile good and evil, I came across in Joseph Campbell’s book on Oriental mythology what Chuang Tzu said when his friends found him drumming and singing after his wife had died.
  • This kid is for real. Which is to say that Kal Lewis, a Shelter Island High School freshman, in winning the Bonac on Board to Wellness 5K this past week, has joined some fast company that includes former Gubbins Running Ahead ringers.
  • John Romero, whose East Hampton Football Club is arguably the best amateur men’s soccer team on Long Island when at full strength, said Sunday he would withdraw that team from the Long Island Soccer Football League.
  • “It’s all the same fuckin’ mall, man,” I said to Mary as we headed west from Pittsburgh last week on Route 80 in search of greener pastures, which we were to find in Perrysburg, Ohio, whose historic district reminds one of Sag Harbor on a river.
  • Juan Mancilla, a professional boxer from Springs, said during a conversation at the Maidstone Market Saturday that the idea for a boxing-fitness studio had first come to him about four years ago as he was working up a sweat in a spinning class.
  • Soon after disembarking recently from a 20-hour flight to Beijing from Dallas, Shana Menu Altschuler and a 14-year-old German-bred gray mare stabled in China were flying over 4-foot-11-inch obstacles — very much like those at the Hampton Classic Grand Prix — to victory in an FEI Longines World Cup-China League open speed class.
  • East Hampton High’s lacrosse teams finished near the bottom of their divisions, and the baseball team went 0-20, but they haven’t stopped thinking about tomorrow, as it were.
  • Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller and Bateman Painting led the Wednesday evening 7-on-7 men’s soccer league after the first three weeks of play, each with 2-0-1 records.
  • “It’s so green, O’en, so green!” I said as we walked down Main Street recently. “See the dark green, the yellow green, the gnarly roots. . . .”

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