CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Bliss Morehead long ago stopped wearing a fur coat around the Island, but still wears black.
Bliss Morehead was an advertising executive, a city-loving, urban creature with a BA in English from Barnard when her fiancé Mike Zisser coaxed her onto a ferry bound for Shelter Island in 1981. She remembers asking, “Why would I want to go live on an Island?”
This is what English majors call a rhetorical question. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Ruth E. Robbins
Ruth E. Robbins
Ruth E. Robbins passed away in New York City on June 3, 2015 at the age of 88.
She was born in 1927 and raised in Saratoga Springs, New York, the daughter of Spencer B. Eddy and Esther Hubbell Eddy, who died in 1934, when Ruth was seven. (more…)