Tag Archives: Hamptons Cottages & Gardens

Bona Fide Colonial in East Hampton

ONE OF THE PERKS of writing for shelter magazines is getting inside a lot of interesting houses. For the holiday issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine, I got a look at the interior of one of East Hampton’s venerable Main … Continue reading

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Ranch Revamp in Sag Harbor

A PIECE I WROTE recently about the reinvention of a postwar ranch house in Sag Harbor, N.Y., is in the August 1 issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine. It so happens I’ve known the homeowner, Susan Penzner, who is a … Continue reading

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My Byline Gets a Workout

The new Brooklyn Bridge Park, Garden Design Nov/Dec 2010. Photo: Julienne Schaer NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, writing for garden and interiors magazines. When I first started, in pre-computer days, I hated it; I suffered terrible anxiety and … Continue reading

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Sweet Home

My dining room, above. The 1940s X-legged table has a linoleum top. I found it at a local yard sale for $50. ONCE AGAIN, I’VE HAD MY NOSE RUBBED IN IT. I’ve just written two articles for Hamptons Cottages & … Continue reading

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Second Fall in the Country

IT’S MY SECOND AUTUMN IN EAST HAMPTON, and life is good. I’ve planted a few more shrubs, done a bit of fall clean-up. Things are shaping up, landscape-wise, though I’ve been a little lax on the photos. How many times … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Post-Mod in Amagansett

IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE HAMPTONS and can’t pick up a copy of the latest Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine in front of Citarella, go here to read my latest article about a fabulously fashionable couple’s marvelous mid-century modern home … Continue reading

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Midsummer Update, Random Pix

Dusty road, Amagansett I’VE BEEN A LITTLE LAX in the blog department lately. Maybe you’ve noticed? Blame it on the heat in this depressing summer of the oil spill, that last month was an unprecedented catastrophe and now is not … Continue reading

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