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Have Faith: Friends in faith

I met my friend Lisa Belcastro at our Wednesday Writers group at Cleaveland House in West Tisbury. She’s a terrific writer of Christian romance...

Selma Frank at 101

Her eyesight is failing, but Selma Frank’s hearing is sharp and her sense of humor is still going strong, all pretty amazing considering she’s...

Take a long lunch

Last Wednesday we were lucky enough to have a half-day at work, so a few of us took off to check out the lunch...

Have Faith: Finding hope

If you talk to anyone who went to last month’s Solidarity Shabbat service at the M.V. Hebrew Center, they’ll likely tell you how beautiful...

Real Estate Transactions: Nov. 5 – 9, 2018

Chilmark Nov. 9, Seth F. Wakeman sold an undivided ½ interest in a beach lot to Joel Jacobson, trustee of KLCK Nominee Trust, for $79,000. Edgartown Nov....

Remembering the Great War

Last year Lynn Silva brought a canvas bag full of old letters tied together with faded green yarn to Times associate editor Geoff Currier....

Have faith: Shabbat Shalom

We don’t have cable TV anymore, a financial decision for our family, but one that I’m sometimes grateful for. I can’t imagine turning on...

Have Faith: What makes a spiritual home?

I love the question-answer format we use in this space from time to time. It allows me to ask questions, both particular and more...

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Bloody Bull

I was overjoyed when Geoff Currier brought me a little gift to the office a few weeks ago. He said his wife Joyce thought...

Have faith: CROP Walk

One of the best fall weekend events on the Island is coming up next Sunday, Oct. 14. This year’s CROP Walk kicks off at...

Status Updates

Heat kicks on at dawn —September almost over.Here we go again.At six the dog barks —either wanting to go outor just say hello.Meanwhile,...

Try this quick pasta dish on a savory Sunday

If you’ve tried any of my recipes, you already know I like my food to stand up and say hello. My Pasta with Roasted...

How sweet it was

It was a little hard to hear conversations with “The House of the Rising Sun” playing in the background, but members of the MVRHS...

Have faith: Neighborhood Convention

Sofia Anthony has been secretary of the Neighborhood Convention since 2004, and she’s a keeper of history. The Neighborhood Convention meets on the first...

Turning a fail into a fabulous dinner

As usual, I spent last weekend Googling diets. This time, though, I was looking specifically for foods that reduce inflammation. Seems the underlying problem...

One for the books

The minute Mary Lou Setaro laid eyes on Anthony Piland, she was convinced she’d marry him. It was the 1980s, and Mary Lou was...

Have Faith: The Island difference

This past week I asked Island clergy and those connected to the Island Clergy Group if there was a difference between their experiences with...

September 13th, Orion Rising

Every year, on this date, at 4:30 amOrion the Hunter appears between
the second and third juniper tree
and I am here to greet him.Alnitak. Alnilam....

Wing it with this Buffalo Chicken Dip

It was a crisp fall day in Syracuse in 2008 when I first tasted Buffalo chicken dip. It was my wedding day, Oct. 25,...

Have Faith: Reading into it

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of spiritual reading. I try to read novels on our iPad too, but I keep being drawn to...