Category Archives: Gypsy Meltdown

#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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#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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#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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#10 Procrastination

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 I’ve now been back for two and a half weeks and have not spent any substantial time writing. I’ve been busily (and very happily) preoccupied with a lot of other things on and around the island. … Continue reading

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#5 All Tied Up In Knots

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 These last two plus weeks have not gone entirely how I expected them to go. They have been much more difficult in some regards and much easier and more enjoyable than anticipated. It’s been almost a … Continue reading

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