Kids, by nature, are scorekeepers. Meaning they’re constantly comparing what they have — or more specifically, what they don’t have — with other kids, and keeping track.
I know this because I was a kid and I knew plenty of other kids, too. We all kept score, whether it was a blockbuster movie another classmate got to see first, a neighbor’s vacation to Disney World or trip to Action Park, or everyone having Reebok Pumps except for you. (more…)
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO Witch Hazel on the shelf at Target.
Strange in name but benign in use, witch hazel is a natural astringent with powers that go far beyond minimizing pores. (more…)
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Kevin McAllister of the environmental organization Defend H2O at a recent Town Board work session.
The new Sag Harbor-based group, Defend H20, has emerged as a fearless environmental organization with a broad agenda. (more…)
Helping hand cleaning Brinley Sylvester’s ‘table,’ the most elaborate gravestone.
Part 2 of an occasional series, courtesy of the Shelter Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, updating Islanders on who’s who in the Presbyterian Church cemetery and why it’s such an important place. You will also find out, if you read through to the last paragraph, how to win a prize. And who won the last one.
Heads up, Islanders. Let’s see how well you know your history. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO A spring bouquet brightening a room.
Last week we reviewed the first five important things you must own. Here are the next five and maybe more.
Let’s begin with a kneeling pad. There is an underlying principle here that’s important to keep in mind. (more…)