Christmas doesn’t come around without bringing us an assortment of diverse feelings. As I get older, I’m amazed at how these moods change every year. I enjoy this cheerful season for different reasons. I’ve been lucky to have had a mother and then a wife who loved everything about Christmas. (more…)
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Russell and Jenny Smith at the December 1 Shelter Island Home Care Christmas party.
Last Saturday afternoon I was planning on attending a home basketball game. I told my son that I’d be a little late since I was invited to a party before the game. (more…)
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Greg Ofrias and Suzanne Fujita.
Yesterday I was going into the Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy for more of those little pills that seem to be keeping me alive. I thought about how the pharmacy was when I first came to the Island and how it is now. (more…)
From left, Jason, Joshua and Toby Green.
Last week while sitting in STARs Café — where I have been like a piece of the furniture since retiring seven years ago — Mary Ellen Adipietro was proudly talking to the group about Joshua Green’s latest victory. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Jay (Jake) Card III teeing off.
Over the past few years, Shelter Island’s two Jays have been thrilling us with their golf in all regional tournaments. Our two Jays are Jay (Jake) Card III and Jay Sessa, golfers who are always found in the winner’s circle or close by for every competition they enter. (more…)