Monthly Archives: June 2010

Drums Along the Wantagh

Intermittent orange construction site drums greeted me on my six-mile run along the Wantagh Parkway this humidity-free afternoon. It was heartening to see that steel rope dividers were finally constructed along the entire course. I had signed a petition last … Continue reading

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Tennis By the Bay

Imagine playing outdoor tennis on a hardcourt that is in perfect condition (usually a tall order) with a backdrop of sailboats bobbing in the bay.  Louis Comfort Tiffany had the right idea when he used Oyster Bay’s glistening blue hues as his … Continue reading

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1-800 Lawn Boy

Golf: Round One – July 18, 2010. I left my ego in the parking lot of the Christopher Morley Golf Course, which proved not to be as difficult as I expected it to be since I didn’t do as poorly as I … Continue reading

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Seat The Parents

Published June of 2010 on : – Link: Freshly graduated from college, Kenny and I moved in together just around the time Carly Simon was singing “That’s the Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be.” This was in … Continue reading

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Open-ing My Athletic Mind

So now I’m reading articles about the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. The only U.S.Open in my vocabulary until today was the one that comes to Flushing Meadows in late August. I did pick up a tip in the article from one of … Continue reading

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White Lime Fever or Pick Up Your Feet and Run

What a gorgeous morning for a 5-K  cross-country trail run through the Muttontown Preserve on Long Island! In recent years I hadn’t been signing up for local races, but how could I resist one practically in my own backyard? The … Continue reading

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Broadway Promises to Lend Them a Tony

I feel so fortunate  to have seen two musicals whose female featured actors are up for Tonys this season. Katie Finneran’s tipsy barfly brought down the house (and received a standing ovation mid show!) in “Promises, Promises” and Jan Maxwell, with a … Continue reading

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