Saturday morning dawned bright and clear. After a week of rain and wind, the sight of the sun was a welcome relief. It was a glorious morning to take in the chill of the early fall season and do a local fishing trip.
I-Tri, an empowerment program for middle school girls here that recently received international recognition, is to benefit on Oct. 13 from 25 and 60-mile bike rides from and to the Channing Daughters Winery on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton.
Theresa Roden’s “transformation through triathlon” empowerment program for adolescent girls took its first steps at the Springs School in 2010, and now, on the verge of its 10th anniversary, I-Tri’s stride has greatly lengthened and strengthened.
It’s been almost two months since I last filled my boat up with diesel fuel. I hold about 85 gallons in each of two tanks below deck, and given the high price of fuel this year, I’ve consciously slowed down my cruising speed when heading out for a day of fishing or lobstering.
Noah Avallone of Montauk, who has numerous national and regional snowboarding trophies to his credit, this past weekend won the under-14 (menehune) longboard division at the Eastern Surfing Association’s East Coast championships in Nags Head, N.C.
The autumnal equinox has come and gone, just like that! Prepare for early evenings and late mornings. The birds were hip to equinoxes before the modern humans. Their intellects don’t obfuscate their primary objective. They are already on their way south.
East Hampton High’s girls soccer team won its first game in two years as it shut out Pierson 4-0 here Friday, the same day the girls swimming team cruised by Hauppauge in its home debut at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.