Author Archives for Dallas Cobb

Woody Herman 1982

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WOODY HERMAN 1982 RELEGATED TO THE CELLAR You’d think an intimate conversation with vintage, creative jazz artist, the great Woody... Read Story


Hunga-Hunga

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HUNGA HUNGA. Uncle Gus always said as we turned down the corner to Amagansett. As a kid I never knew... Read Story


It Happened in Quogue

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It Happened in Quogue By Marilyn Gottlieb mgottlieb@crescendogroup.com Frank drove to the Quogue post office to pick up the mail... Read Story


Guilt Ridden

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Guilt Ridden The Titanic sank. In the aftermath, all Hell broke loose. Searching for scapegoats and reasons, inquirers maneuvered an... Read Story


A Tahnksgiving Story

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A Thanksgiving Story “Thanksgiving is not all about food,” lectured Sister Benedicta, pointing her authoritative index finger at me and... Read Story


Lobster Roll Blues

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Lobster Roll Blues E.N.J. Carter When I saw the ad in Dan’s Papers, I thought–perhaps unfairly–that this Best Writer on... Read Story


Path CROSSings

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Fifty years ago a bizarre event occurred in the cramped halls of Southampton Hospital. Quite simply a private moment was... Read Story


Summer Mail

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SUMMER MAIL General Delivery East Hampton, N.Y. 11937 May 11, 2013 Dear Maxine: Hearing from me will probably be a... Read Story


Family

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There are numerous words I can think of to describe the Hamptons: Warm. Peaceful. Welcoming. Charming. Sublime. Exquisite. Majestic. But... Read Story


The Mysterious Deed

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THE MYSTERIOUS DEED Old Frieda Lawrence ceaselessly led the search through every conceivable hiding place in the Landmark Bookshop for... Read Story


Back to Her Beach

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BACK TO HER BEACH by Kathleen McCormack “No! No!” “Don’t do it!” ‘Big mistake!” But we did do it. Despite... Read Story


Sink or Swim

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My doctor told me not to cry because it’s over, but instead to smile because it happened. My friends don’t... Read Story


The Wharf

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The Wharf JT’s Wharf was a small luncheonette that stood on the eastern side of Shinnecock Canal just before the... Read Story


Little Woman

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In the process of cleaning out my parents’ condominium about five years ago, my mother unearthed a doll from my... Read Story


We of Me

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The water doesn’t look like it normally does when you’re staring straight down at it. It actually looks like concrete,... Read Story


Be My Guest

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BE MY GUEST Recently, I stumbled upon the books, the stack of my assorted guestbooks that I’ve kept for seventeen... Read Story


In Homage

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By all accounts Lion Gardiner was a powerful presence, both in his physical appearance (over 6’ tall and flaming red... Read Story


Road Kill

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“Road Kill” By Montgomery J. Granger Author of “Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay: A Memoir of a Citizen Warrior,” and... Read Story


A Cautionary Tale

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A Cautionary Tale There’s nothing like a family will to get that family wishing they’d never heard of each other,... Read Story


Memories of Montauk

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In 1960 the Long Island Lighting Company was proposing to expand many of its services and operations eastward. My father,... Read Story


Christmas

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It was a year after the breakdown that led to my psychiatric treatment at Eastern Long Island Hospital. I’m not... Read Story


Shelter Island

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Shelter Island Ann, Liam and I drove out Sunday morning early; there was no traffic. After getting off the Shelter... Read Story


Timeless

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Two years is but a breath in the human existence, yet well over a decade in the lifetime of a... Read Story


Tate

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“Well Julia, my Mother was not right to begin with. Boy, was she a tough woman though. She was born... Read Story


First Love

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We were three small girls, dressed in our Danskin finest, eagerly packed into the back seat of our parents’ shiny... Read Story


Mystical Waters

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“Mystical Waters” I don’t know how they do it, how people in the middle of the country manage to live... Read Story


Love In A Time Of Wine

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The harvesting of the Sauvignon Blanc block had begun. September’s warm days remained and now the region’s tourism high-season was... Read Story


Trout Pond

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It is mid August of 2007. I am pedaling my bicycle back to my grandparent’s house after a quick workout... Read Story


The Magic Room

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The Magic Room By Jeralyn Lash-Sands Weeks before, their boisterous anticipation balloons like an inflated beach ball bouncing back and... Read Story


A Boiling-Down Summer

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Dennis G. Sellers Cell: 812-205-8062 selldenn@hotmail.com 07/22/2013 A Boiling-Down Summer My best friend, Carlton, a native and resident of Long... Read Story


Tuesday at McNulty’s

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Tuesday at McNulty’s As the early afternoon sun rose overhead, the temperature hovered in the mid-90’s. Humid. Unbearably brutal weather.... Read Story


A Flawless Hitchhiker

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A FLAWLESS HITCHHIKER As a senior citizen, Nicole would hitchhike from Northwest Woods to volunteer at the Montauk Senior Citizen... Read Story


Trouble With Fred

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“Watch out for Fred,” said the man behind the counter. “Who’s Fred,” I asked? “A swan. They’re very territorial,” he... Read Story


The Proposal

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The Proposal The Blessing “It is our pleasure to give you our daughter’s hand in marriage. We look forward to... Read Story


Dreaming En Route

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Dreaming En Route By Marilyn Andretta I could picture the house, a traditional white clapboard with black shutters sitting in... Read Story