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Edgartown: Sweater comeback

This weekend marked the end of the summer season for real, according to the calendar. That said, on my run around town last night...

Edgartown: Sneaking in beach time

October is here. But I still snuck in quality beach time on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. I got to refresh the tan...

Edgartown: Beach season fading fast

Fall is in the air. And on the calendar. We are still doing our best to hold onto summer, having spent a couple of...

Edgartown: Art show fundraiser

What a lovely weekend we had on our little Island this past weekend. The beach was packed. Well, packed by September standards, anyway. And...

Edgartown: Surviving the first week of school

Well, we all survived the first week of school. It’s always dizzyingly happy and exciting the first week or two back in the classrooms....

Edgartown: Full Fall calendar ahead

Happy September. Summer rat that I am, I can’t wait to see this one far in the rear view. It’s been challenging in oh...

Edgartown: Getting back to business

Hey, I missed you all last week. Life has been a little scattered lately, and I was in New Mexico without a computer, and...

Edgartown: Tempura for the Touchdown Club

Happy busiest week of the year on M.V. For the first time ever, I’ll be missing the fair, which is weird for me. But...

Edgartown: Rotary pancake breakfast

Today is the day. Riley and I head to Boston tonight, and New Mexico in the morn. So I'm doing what any sensible mother...

Edgartown: “A Master of Balance” program

The tension is building at home these days, as we are into the final countdown for moving into college. Riley is currently scheduled to...

Edgartown: Clear the roads

Watch out, world: Amelia has her permit! My baby is driving. This summer is just chock-a-block full of ‘how did that happen so fast’...

Edgartown: Tribal Clans of Chappy

It might be my imagination, or it might be just because the Fourth of July week was crazy here, but the Island seems bearable...

Edgartown: “As I See It” art show

Here’s my deep thought for this week. Or rather, my awakening this week. I was taking my niece, Abby, to the boat on Sunday,...

Edgartown: Yoga at Island Alpaca

It’s here. The first real week of summer is upon us, and the forecast is for hot, sunny weather for much of the week....

Edgartown: Annual Garden Tour

I’ve said it before, I think but I’ll say it again. College sure has changed since I went. So much is handled electronically, which...

Edgartown: Martha’s Vineyard Museum summer season

I’m starting to get emotional these days. Given all the graduations and special events going on lately, it was bound to catch up to...

Edgartown: Class Night

My baby graduated high school today. Or at least that’s what it feels like. In reality, it was my 17-year-old son, graduating right on...

Edgartown: Recital weekend

We are through recital weekend! It is always such a crazy busy weekend, between prepping and extra rehearsals and performances. These young women, girls,...

Edgartown: March to the Sea

We had a beautiful day for the annual March to the Sea last Friday afternoon. It was warm and sunny, with enough breeze to...

Edgartown: Fun and excitement on tap

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the MV Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday. I waited along the route for my friends and...