Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) once observed that...
"Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made."
And after this week's tumultuous political finagling, if one doesn't have a strong stomach, it's best not to watch how deals are done in the smoke-filled backrooms of Southampton Town. More...
Sunday, July 19, 2009
...to an observation made two days ago by my wife.
"The trailer I saw parked behind Waldbaum's yesterday was a Pathmark trailer! "
(So this is a "Yes, dear!" blog entry.) More...
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
...and the remainder of Waldbaum's parking lot on Sunset Avenue was completed Thursday. More...
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Comes under the heading of "It Would Have Been Obvious If I'd Thought About It," we were watching the pre-All-Star Game hoopla just now, and President Barack Obama threw out the ceremonial first ball.
He's a southpaw!
Now OtBB will be on the U.S.S.S. radar!
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Updated 07/11/2009 – 03:16 pm
I haven't had anyone I'd call "hero" since that nasty little thug Rudy Giuliani was deemed to be one for no reason other than he happened to be Mayor of New York when the hijacked 'planes brought the World Trade Center down!
That's how irretrievably the big phony cheapened the word for me. More...
Thursday, July 09, 2009
Updated 07/09/2009 – 10:40 am
"Club Marakesh-Our First Reunion?!?"
The "First," presumably, of others planned. More...
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
...or, upon review of Monday evening's annual Village Board Organizational meeting, some items warrant greater attention.
While the Village Board is that of Westhampton Beach, a significant chunk, if not actual majority, of those in attendance were not residents of the municipality. More...
Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Monday, July 06, 2009
...the East Hampton Independent is working on a story about "the controversy surrounding the recent election."
Indy reporter Lisa Finn, who apparently covers the West End of the East End, just called to ask for comment.
Imagine that! A controversy in the Village and an East Hampton-based weekly is planning on scoring a beat on OtBB!
We must be sober and vigilant and at the top of our game so as to not get scooped!
Sunday, July 05, 2009
...as Time Magazine likes to note.
Happy Birthday, a day late, to America and my niece Laura.
And a timely Happy Birthday to my sister Gale and my first cousin Bea.
And a big bouquet to Jackie and Bill over on "the crick" who are this day celebrating their 56th Anniversary, quite an accomplishment.
Saturday, July 04, 2009
Friday, July 03, 2009
Thursday, July 02, 2009
Wednesday, July 01, 2009
This is the ideal house-warming present for the home-owner who has everything, but is careful about who knows it. More...