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Edgartown: Don’t stress

We are heading into that perilous time of debating whether or not we are really ready for Christmas. If you’re like me, I always...

Edgartown: Christmasses past

This is one of those times of year that many of us get nostalgic about holidays gone by. I found myself sitting at a...

Edgartown: They are subtle, but always there

I missed you all last week! With work, and the holidays, and an injured (again) kid, I just couldn’t keep up with everything, and...

Edgartown: Thank you to all who have served

I went to the Veterans Day ceremony today, which was held at the Oak Bluffs School gym due to the cold weather. I have...

Edgartown: Thank a vet

Today I took my “baby” to Logan Airport so that he could venture out to the University of Colorado, Boulder, to tour the campus...

Edgartown: In hindsight

Today’s thoughts were rather nostalgic. Watching all the young parents trick-or-treating in Oak Bluffs on Saturday and in Edgartown on Sunday had me missing...

Kids helping kids

When the doors of the Edgartown School opened on Sept. 5 to hundreds of kids ready to begin their new school year, the students...

Edgartown: One piece of candy

This weather is making things very confusing. A week or so ago when I decorated for Halloween, I had to move the snow shovel...

Edgartown: Satisfying slime

I usually sit down to write my column on Sunday nights, and it’s usually on the downhill side of a busy day, as I’m...

Edgartown: This quiet week

I feel a wee bit out of touch with the Island, as Don and I took a mini vacation over the long weekend. We...

Edgartown: It always helps

I started this column on Sunday night, heading into a busy week followed by a long weekend. And when I woke this morning, I...

Edgartown: Sunny gift

If I was the excitable, dance in the aisles, hang from the chandelier, and sing at the top of my lungs type, I’d be...

Edgartown

As I write this week’s column, the air is still and I can hear crickets chirping through the window. As you read it, we...

Edgartown: Our thoughts turn to Harvey and Irma

I never realized how many friends and family I have living down South until the past couple of weeks. Watching the hurricanes wreak havoc...

Edgartown: Can’t wait to meet the new students

Welcome, September! Fall seems like it bounded in on us in a hurry this year. I’m hoping that the weather over the past week...

Edgartown: Grateful to the hospital

I have spent much of this week hanging out at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital with my mother-in-law, Esther “Mimi” Casey, who has been having...

Edgartown: Blueberry pancake breakfast

Well, Mother Nature sure showed us last week that the best-laid vacation plans are really at her mercy, didn’t she? We had some seriously...

Edgartown: Solar eclipse science fair

I would be remiss if I didn’t take advantage of my column this week to offer up a big thank-you to the Edgartown Police...

Edgartown: The big week ahead

I had the shocking realization this morning when I woke up that next week is the “big” week on the Island. Where did the...

Edgartown: Jackopierce

Happy August. About 25 years ago I became a fan of a band from Texas with Vineyard ties, Jackopierce. I purchased most of their...