Category: Suburbs

Backyard Livin’

It’s nearly 90 degrees here in North Massapequa today, but we’ve got shade trees and a breeze coming in off the ocean … and lots of poets descending tomorrow for a big Barbecue! It’s time to crack out the wine and beer and fight for your hammock, as Famous Amis does above in his Jersey…

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Currently reading Barbara Kingsolver’s brilliant new book, ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE. A series of quick excerpts from the first chapter to whet your appetite and inspire: A profit-driven food industry has exploded and nutritionally bankrupted our caloric supply, and we long for a Food Leviticus to save us from the sinful roil of cheap fats and…

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