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Write What You Know


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  • Publication: Southampton Press
  • Published on: Aug 11, 2020
  • Columnist: Marilee Foster
It was 1995, I think. I was hired by this newspaper to chronicle Sagaponack. The editor at the time, Peter Boody, and I agreed that, since not much happened in... more

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The Creep

We had a very late frost this spring. Outside my door on the 25th of ... 22 Sep 2020 by Marilee Foster

Death Out There

The field of buckwheat, under the weight of its light flowers turning to heavy seed, ... 15 Sep 2020 by Marilee Foster

Autumn’s Telltale

Swimming in the cool, rolling Atlantic, the tide coming in on the last day of ... 1 Sep 2020 by Marilee Foster

Moments Slip Away

The heat comes back like it’s July, and yet we are still feeling the insect ... 25 Aug 2020 by Marilee Foster

Beach Drunk

My friend is trying to figure out why the air brakes on his dump trailer ... 4 Aug 2020 by Marilee Foster

Learning In The ‘Arena’

Even if the barn doors are closed, the wrens find a way inside. They slip ... 28 Jul 2020 by Marilee Foster

Keeping Things Growing

I would like nothing more than an open-ended evening to sit and think about a ... 14 Jul 2020 by Staff Writer

Plunging In

The first swim can come anytime between January 1 and July. This year, it was ... 7 Jul 2020 by Staff Writer

Tiny Fireworks

Now it is the milkweed’s turn to bloom. In the ditchrow between what remains of ... 30 Jun 2020 by Staff Writer

All Kinds Of Light

Dawn begins with birdsong. No light is it yet detectable — any sun that is ... 23 Jun 2020 by Staff Writer

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