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By Bradlee White
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White This past Memorial Day Weekend was the most perfect, weather-wise, of any in my memory. (I note that thought with a sense of gratitude, as well as sorrow, given the horrible devastation of floods and tornadoes in the south and Midwest.) The town was packed with walkers, bicyclers and lots of beachgoers taking full advantage of the ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White Welcome back! Bye, bye winter. Bye, bye rain (we hope). Looks like it will be a very busy summer with events for everyone. We are all saddened by the death of Carole Thomas from metastatic cancer. Carole was my neighbor and friend and a valued contributor to both KLAW and the KFD Auxiliary. We extend congratulations and ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet Kapers

    Kismet Kapers

    By Bradlee White Happy Labor Day! These last two weeks of August are always a busy and enjoyable time despite a little or a lot of rain here and there. It was great to see Dawn’s mother, Pat, back for her annual visit. We met on a dripping dock under leaden skies, waiting for the freight boat to unload. The ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet

    Kismet

    Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White Saturday, August 11, brought 3 a.m. thunder and lightning, and at 9 a.m. a deluge that let up just after the freight ferry was unloaded. I swear I saw an Islip crew dredging the drain by the market weeks ago. Nevertheless, the big puddle there was back as well as bigger ones on Burma and ... Full StoryREAD MORE »
  • Kismet

    Kismet Kapers By Bradlee White Wowee! The first Kismet Day on July 21 was a phenomenal success. It was a well-planned and organized large event that brimmed with community support. Overall planners Dana DeRuvo and Wendy Schou captained an army of dedicated committee chairs and volunteers. The bay area was awash in bright yellow and vermilion T-shirts. There were six ... Full StoryREAD MORE »