My 5 Fave Things

My 5 Favorite Things – Mike Cook

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Clearly there are many things to consider when considering a question so profoundly revealing of one’s self – MYself in this case. For whatever reason, I immediately dis-qualified wine…too obvious. Let’s pretend for a minute that wine is not one of my favorite things (feels weird just writing that). These are in no particular order… except that when it comes down to it, a good taco really goes a long way.

1) Tacos – quite possibly the perfect food & my favorite thing to cook...

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My 5 Favorite Things – Anthony Mattis

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1. Running Shoes – I’ve been running both competitively and casually most of my life. I was originally a cross country guy and love running outside through nature trails but will settle for a treadmill if I have to. One of my favorite parts of living out on the East End is the abundance of great trails and country roads perfect for long jogs.

2. Sandals – The beach is definitely my favorite place to be. I was surprised to find out that here that requires a little more specificity. While...

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My 5 Favorite Things – Derek Lustig

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1. First up, are my kick fins. These have seen some great waves in their day. I have owned this pair since 2004. And, they are still going strong. Body Boarding is a popular sport on Long Island, due to the sandbar breaks that can be super close to shore. The heavier and steeper the wave, the better. These fins have ridden The Wedge in Newport, CA, Gas Chambers and Crash Boats in Puerto Rico, and even experienced a 8-12 foot day at Long Beach right here on Long Island. They are my version of Ol'...

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My 5 Favorite Things – Alicia Ekeler-Valle

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1) Yearly Planner: How lame could I possibly be to put my PLANNER on a list of favorite things? It’s lame, it’s true- but let me explain this one: My planner represents a blank slate of possibilities for all the days I have in a year’s time. If I get to decide how my year goes, why not plan some awesome things to look forward to? I’m also a recovering “say yes to everything” person and I have learned to pace my social and professional life in a realistic way that allows me to...

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My 5 Favorite Things – Jul Fedele

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1. Dwight Schrute stress ball – This item is less about stress and more about comedy. A friend of mine thought it was Elton John when I first bought it (which, touché). If you don’t know who Dwight Schrute is, that tells me that you’ve never seen The Office, aaaaannnd for that you should be ashamed. The Office taught me how to have a sense of humor, and edified my idea of the absurd. To this day I will still give a Jim Halpert glance to an imaginary camera.

2. Keys – I’m one of...

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