Occupational Group


The author relates his experience of informal barbering and the role of the barber as a listener.

From the Waterfront

Beginning in the 1960’s, water taxis were at work, ferrying people to locations within the harbors and ports of Long Island. Captains and crew share their occupational experiences in this column.


A short essay about Charles Ulmer of UK-Halsey-Sailmakers on City Island, NY.


An article about folklore and computer programming from the viewpoint of an early programmer.