04/05/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Ron Jernick at work as the official scorer for the Miami Marlins.

COURTESY PHOTO
Ron Jernick at work as the official scorer for the Miami Marlins.

Hang around Shelter Island and you never know what will pop up next.

In the bank last week I ran into young Ron Jernick, town worker who helps keep the Island beautiful. Our discussion caught my full interest when he told me what his mom and dad were doing in Florida. Even though his parents moved away from the Island over 25 years ago, I did remember Ron Sr. but knew nothing about what he was doing or why he had moved to Florida. (more…)

10/10/14 4:30pm
Ambrose Clancy

Ambrose Clancy

That old wisdom about regrets is dead on: In retrospect, it’s not what you’ve done that really hurts, but what you didn’t do.

And summer has passed and I didn’t go fishing.

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Well, that won’t work, because this is, after all, a fish story. (more…)