Camping on the Beach

Join us as we take a quick trip down memory lane with this lovely lady, Isabelle “Babe” Penny Creef. Our family used to love to go camping. There must be some Gypsy blood in us. Two places I particularly remember were Peconic Bay in Hampton Bays and...

Low Overhead

Amongst all the not so good things that are occurring in 2020, we are happy to report that there will also be something to dazzle us! Yes, the Perseid meteor shower is right here, right now. All you night owls now have a wonderful reason for staying up past midnight....

There’s Something About Mary

George Albert Soper may not be a name that is on the tip of your tongue. And yet, he is someone you probably know of, in at least a vicarious way. George was the son of George and Georginanna Soper, born in 1870 and raised in New York City. Brother of Georgianna,...

When a King Met a Queen

It is hard to imagine Jackie Kennedy as a 91 year old. Like her first husband, she is forever young. But, in fact, she would have celebrated this age just two days ago. It is also difficult to imagine her as a cute little girl who was horse crazy and summered in The...

A Life Well Lived

He was the baby of the family, his father’s favorite and the spoiled one. At least that was the family lore. He grew up without electricity, using a back house. Christmas presents were purchased through the Sears & Roebuck catalog. The Canoe Place Inn, the canal...

Summertime

Today we have summer memories brought to you by a guest writer. Thanks for the memories I have so many fond memories of Hampton Bays (HB as we lovingly refer to it) the way it was in the mid 50’s- mid-60’s. Although I was only a child, we had heard of “pick-up corner”...