I was going through the archives over the holidays and I realized how long I have been doing this weekly column.
Oh, it hasn’t always been... Read more
Fittingly, his name is Art. The physical characteristic that has defined him over his seven-plus decades are his “crazy,” wide-rolling eyes. Art... Read more
I was in this same chair at this same time exactly last year. It is still broken. In fact, it seems like most things in the U.S. Virgin Islands... Read more
Call me Ishmael, but when November creeps into my soul, I hop in the boat. Right now, the vessel is just a 12-foot kayak, not the Pequod, but the... Read more
A lot of faces washed over the bow this week. Each one told a story.
We had a big yard sale in the neighborhood and it seemed like everyone... Read more
Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated. The Smooth Sailin’ column was lost for a couple weeks in a cyber abyss. Another quote from... Read more
I go pretty slow. Maybe that is why my admiration for the gopher tortoise seems to increase incrementally over the years.
I monitor three... Read more
Walking St. Augustine Beach in Andrea Samuels’ espadrilles might be a little tricky this week. It seems like the retired nurse from Poughkeepsie,... Read more
Maybe the most heartbreaking autumnal verse I have ever read is this one line poem penned by Richard Brautigan entitled, “Widow’s lament.”
“... Read more