05/17/19 10:00am

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Bill Geist’s latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.

Viewers of “CBS: Sunday Morning” over the last three decades, and readers of the New York Times before that, have come to know Bill Geist as an entertaining observer of idiosyncratic people and customs all across America. His latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. 

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08/29/15 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY

CHARITY ROBEY

There are birthday celebrations that are given to you, and then there are the ones you give to yourself.

Always happy to take the wheel, I prefer the latter kind. A week before my most recent birthday, I called a restaurant on the Upper West Side to reserve a table for a party of five — my 20-something sons, the youngest son’s girlfriend, my husband and me. (more…)

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11/21/14 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Terry Brockbank at his home on Midway Road.

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Terry Brockbank at his home on Midway Road.

Terry Brockbank left the United Kingdom for the United States in 1968. Forty-six years later, when he says the word, “theater,” as he often does, his London and South Wales roots are still audible, his diction perfect. (more…)