Thoughts on life and love on the East End of Long Island have been flowing from me, into a series of stories. Comedic, dramatic, and romantic perspectives include those of a war-time military wife, a police officer’s wife, a dating divorcee, the manager of a Hamptons yoga studio, a natural product executive, a candle maker, a photographer, and a news journalist.
Despite the misery of most Americans, one piece of news this week was in my favor, regarding health care. While I empathize with those who are hurting, I myself am without health insurance intentionally. I believe health is our own responsibility (with exceptions of course) and that health plans are unique to each individual. (My…
On a car-less summer island, I travel barefoot to neighboring communities on the beach or sandy back roads, to explore, visit with friends, listen to music, or work, for the Fire Island News. How blessed am I?!
“Women don’t talk back enough,” said Brian Clement PhD, LN, referring to their patient/doctor relationships. “Women who did,” he said, “started Hippocrates.” The esteemed co-director of the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida was the guest speaker at a holistic health fair in Tampa a few months back, and I was there, with my pen in hand…
Now that doctors have been trying to scare and bully me into poisonous and life threatening “cures,” I am recalling how the cat situation worked out.
After a request, I have added a video tribute that contains many of the pictures I took of the return of 1Lt Joseph J. Theinert, as mentioned in my Veterans Day blog post. Those wishing to support the needs of veterans might consider the foundation in his name. http://www.rememberourjoes.org/
Despite the missing dunes, drumming can still be heard beginning just before sunset on Monday evenings at Sagg Main Beach in Sagaponack. Post-Sandy, off-roading is limited. The parking situation remained the same. Town of Southampton Permit needed, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
I found this event to be well organized and very inspiring. Students, teachers, nurses, veterans, mothers, fathers, elderly, had a chance to express their dissatisfaction with the status quo and even though everyone didn’t agree on everything, they bonded in the joy of getting a chance to speak their mind.
Quicksilver Pro Tournament in Long Beach
Local treasures were found in the form of food, fun, merchandise and charitable organizations in Sag Harbor this Harborfest weekend.