This one is from a couple of weeks ago. I timed it for the week after Jeter retired. Interestingly enough, It drew an angry reader phone call. Apparently, these diseases are nothing to joke about. It seems the caller never whistled past a graveyard.
PSEG has started installing high-voltage cables on 85-foot poles in East Hampton and Port Washington to shore up the reliability of the grid for peak summer demand. Residents, predictably, are not pleased.
Beach repair after the hurricane is an issue in these parts. They’re finding buried cars and trying to figure what to do about a changed landscape. The local beach association has been too busy infighting to get their act together. I don’t see how “my” beach will be open for business by the summer.
And now, some Sandy inspired work. These were done by battery and flashlight power, at first. Then, thanks to Norwegian hospitality and my first-ever cartoonist’s bug-out kit, I worked from my in-laws dining room table. It’s amazing what you can fit into a blue bag that’s bigger on the inside.
Despite the hurricane, I made deadline. I don’t know whether I should be proud or fitted for a white jacket.