Chargrilled sirloin steak with twice-baked potatoes and green beans almondine. (Credit: John Ross)
Sundays too my father got up early and put his clothes on in the blueblack cold, then with cracked hands that ached from labor in the weekday weather made banked fires blaze. No one ever thanked him.
I’d wake and hear the cold splintering, breaking. When the rooms were warm, he’d call, and slowly I would rise and dress, fearing the chronic angers of that house,
Speaking indifferently to him,
who had driven out the cold
and polished my good shoes as well.
What did I know, what did I know
of love’s austere and lonely offices?
‘Those Winter Sundays’ by Robert Hayden (1913-1980)
A bustling Greenport Village during the 2015 Tall Ships festival. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Take your dad to Greenport this Saturday for a pre-Father’s Day celebration by strolling along sidewalks filled with food, shopping deals and activities.
Sponsored by the Greenport Business Improvement District, local merchants and organizations will participate in the village’s first-ever “Pop Culture” event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy the North Fork with dad this Father’s Day. (Credit: File photo)
From steak dinners and craft beer to golf and fine cigars. The North Fork has plenty of ways to make this Father’s Day a great one for dad. (more…)