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Gristmill: Captain Canuck

Revisiting Gregory Clark, newspaperman, outdoorsman, critic of modernity.

May 4, 2023
Point of View: Enlivening Ennui

I should have read the Rotten Tomatoes critics’ and audience’s reviews more thoroughly before taking Mary to “Showing Up” in Sag Harbor on a recent rainy Sunday.

May 4, 2023
The Mast Head: Slimes of All Sorts

Time is ticking towards Cerberus’s launch day, which means there is a lot to do before Nick the boat-mover shows up.

May 4, 2023
Gristmill: Tea Time

If the Mets say to grab a mug and tea proudly, I’m happy to oblige.

Apr 27, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: Clair de Lune

Seventeen Edwards Lane had slowly been descending into the gloom for a year or more.

Apr 27, 2023
Point of View: Listen Well, Children

Fox and Murdoch got off easy.

Apr 27, 2023
The Mast Head: Death of the Dart

One summer night, my brother wrecked my car.

Apr 27, 2023
Point of View: It’s Too Good a Day to Complain

In the urologist’s office.

Apr 20, 2023
The Mast Head: Predicting the Weather

Last Thursday’s record high 84 degrees got me reminiscing to a friend about a very, very low-budget feature film I worked on as location manager in the late 1980s.

Apr 20, 2023
Gristmill: Racked

Newspaper vending machines. I miss them.

Apr 20, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: Pea Soup

For 300 years, residents have complained about Town Pond’s turbid appearance.

Apr 20, 2023
Gristmill: Cut Men

Notes from the barber’s chair.

Apr 13, 2023