10/28/14 12:00pm

 

SUSAN SHROTT PHOTO This is one of Susan’s Vanda orchids, a glorious purple in full bloom.

SUSAN SHROTT PHOTO
This is one of Susan’s Vanda orchids, a glorious purple in full bloom.

Moving indoors now, we can spend some time on worthwhile houseplants to entertain us through the colder months. One of my favorite houseplants  is the  orchid and Susan Schrott, an almost-full-time Islander, loves them even more than I do. (more…)

10/25/14 2:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO

BOB DeSTEFANO

It’s October, which means golfers start looking for warmer weather to enjoy their game. This year was no exception — the 27th straight year that a group of 12 to 20 Island guys have extended their season by going to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (more…)

10/24/14 2:00pm
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

In March 1968, a prize-winning novelist and freelance journalist named Jeremy Larner signed on as a principal speechwriter for Senator Eugene McCarthy’s insurgent campaign against the reigning president, Lyndon B. Johnson. (more…)