Monthly Archives: December 2010

#12 Laundry Day, It Must Be Tuesday

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 Tuesdays seem to be laundry days. It seems that each Tuesday the hamper is full and the sun teases that it might come out. “Bye, Darling.” Hugh leans over the edge of the boat and kisses … Continue reading

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#23 The Dilemma

Sunday, November 14, 2010 As a Quaker I grew up believing in nonviolence and that guns don’t solve anything. The acreage next to where I grew up was owned by the local gun club. Except for a few weeks out … Continue reading

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#21 Appledore IV

Friday, September 10, 2010 It’s 6:42 AM. Garrick and Steve have the first watch. We cast off the dock lines a little over an hour ago and we’re now well underway. The stars are still up, peaking out from the … Continue reading

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#14 Well Behaved Woman

Thursday, June 17, 2010 I’ve been in a peculiar mood the last two days. Yesterday, Wednesday, morning it was raining strongly. We had torrential downpours very early in the morning. Because it didn’t look like it was going to clear … Continue reading

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#11 Island Time

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 There’s something different about how time works when you’re here on Shelter Island. Larry, one of the summer neighbors, arrived the end of May to spend a week at his cabin. His cabin is just off … Continue reading

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