Waifs down a mossy path: Dries Van Noten’s clothes for next spring.

We’ll Keep on Knitting Til The End

We’ll Keep on Knitting Til The End

Dear Ann, My, you’re a hive of wholesome knitting activity now that your youngsters are in school. Me, I’m still hunkered down on the East End of Long Island, where, contrary to what you may believe, it’s not all sunny days, celebrities, supermodels, and paparazzi. In fact, at the moment, it’s none of those things. It’s been raining for 5 days straight. It’s been so wet and cold that I made STEW for dinner...

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East End Update

East End Update

Dear Ann, We’re in the city for one day of doctor’s appointments, school shoes and overdue haircuts, and then headed back to Lawn Guyland, where conditions have been hot and muggy and overrun with small people. I think you know what I’m talkin’ ’bout when I say overrun with small people. They’re sweaty and sticky, they make a lot of noise, and they want to be fed with a really exaggerated regularity. One of...

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Dateline: Frenchie Town USA

Dateline:  Frenchie Town USA

Dear Ann, Pop Quiz: Correctly identify the Frenchies in this photo. (Hint: Speedos.) Long time no blog, baby! The Blackout is not the half of it. In fact, during the blackout, I was comfortably ensconced in Berghampton, awaiting Frenchies. A kindly neighbor came over to lend me a crank-up radio and invite me over for a cold beer on her porch. I settled in, thinking the Frenchies might be slightly delayed. Little did I know that the...

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