Today is the 82nd anniversary of the day the “Long Island Express” came ashore on Long Island, New York. This is the storm that my grandparents’ generation always talked about when they talked about how bad hurricanes in New England could get.
Pretty damn bad.
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My Uncle Paul and Aunt Pauline had their 50th Anniversary party this past weekend at the same place where they were married all those years ago. The name of the venue has changed, but the place is still there: OceanCliff.
It was the first time that I had been to Newport since high school, I think. And Kelly had not been there herself in at least a dozen years. So we both managed to get the day off in advance so we could go.
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