12/25/15 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | O tannenbaum!

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | O tannenbaum!

I remember vividly my first Christmas spent on Shelter Island. It was 1974.

My young and growing family (my wife and two of our children, age 16 months, 6 months and one on the way), decided to take a break from upstate New York living and have Christmas in our recently acquired Island bungalow. It was supposed to be for the summer and that meant no insulation or central heat. (more…)