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Anne DeStefano feeding the giraffe, with Bob Jr. and the columnist behind her.
I am finding that one of the things that comes with age is having the time to just sit around and think.
As I sit here in Florida, this column will prove that although the weather is just about perfect, I have very little to do.
So, as I start my second week of a two-week vacation, what I have to report is — I’m writing this column. (more…)
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Perfect weather for our columnist.
It’s cold and windy and the ground is covered with snow here on Shelter Island.
Those of us who are living here year round are entering into the time of year that many have dubbed “The February Follies.” (more…)
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Sid “Ironman’ Beckwith
In covering sports in over 100 Reporter columns, there is one remarkable feat that rises above the others. (more…)
After spending the last two weeks in Winthrop Hospital with my wife, I understand that I may not be a doctor, but I can now understand words I never heard in my life.
While there, my mind frequently drifted toward a Shelter Islander who was as sick as anyone could be. A man who had a tragic accident, never complains or asks for help and has successfully and totally reinvented himself. (more…)
Dr. Frank and son Liam in the New York City half-marathon last spring.
Do you know someone who has run 33 New York City Marathons and six Boston Marathons? How about someone who has done a “golf marathon” by walking 117 holes in one day with three of his buddies? (more…)