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Edgartown: Felix Neck’s Citizen Science season

Sorry I missed you all last week! I was feeling a bit under the weather, and just could not muster the strength to sit...

Edgartown: Happy spring

Spring is here. On the calendar anyway. The temperatures outside don’t really attest to this fact, but I hear that warmer weather is coming...

Edgartown: This too shall pass

We spent another long day up at Boston Children's Hospital last Friday with Miss Amelia, as we begin to hopefully wind up what has...

Edgartown: Congrats to Avery Simmons

I am writing this week’s column as the clock ticks down on February school vacation, which, for me, was productive rather than tropical. We...

Edgartown: Daffodil time

While I know that these unseasonably warm temperatures are bad news for the world in terms of global warming, I sure have been enjoying...

Edgartown: Spring is in the air

I hope you have enjoyed this wonderful little respite from winter that we’ve experienced the past few days. The temperatures have risen, the sun...

Edgartown: Can it be summer already?

OK. I’m willing to admit I’m sick of winter. I realize it has been a very mild, easy winter, and though I am a...

Edgartown: History was made

Well, there’s certainly no other way to start this week’s column than by discussing the amazing, historic, and record-breaking Patriots Super Bowl victory on...

Edgartown: Getting older

I managed to hurt myself last week. In a true sign of the aging process, I don’t know exactly what I did or when...

Edgartown: Rise dance team

I love when I get my greatest lessons and revelations from my children. They teach me so much. I’m writing this from the back...

Edgartown: Life with the ferry

Having gone away for the weekend, I’m writing this as I return on the boat and as I sometimes do, I’m pondering how our...

Edgartown: Grateful for friends

This week I shared some information with a loved one about my friends. It is something that I haven’t necessarily spent a lot of...

Edgartown: New Year's

Happy 2017! I hope everyone was able to enjoy some vacation time or days off over the past week or so, and that everyone...

Edgartown: A shiny new year

This weekend brought another loss in the celebrity world with the death of singer George Michael. 2016 started off rough musically with the loss...

Edgartown: Enjoy the fresh winter air

Sundays are not my best day. I always seem to have a giant to-do list for my weekends, and the weekend days don’t always...

Edgartown: Feasts, festivities and snowfall

The kids and I have taken to watching movies that we used to watch when they were little. Tonight’s presentation was “The Water Horse,”...

Edgartown: Getting off the Island

I am not ashamed to say that I’m in a bit of a funk lately. Sometimes it seems like a lot of tough stuff...

Edgartown: It's called 'break' for a reason

As I sit down to write, I’m attempting to relish my last day off before returning to work Monday morning. As usual, I had...

Edgartown: Fundraiser for John VanPutten and Channon Capra

Growing up on the Island and living here pretty much my whole life, I’ll admit that I complain about the negative aspects of this...

Edgartown: Holiday Festivals Begin

This has been an interesting week, to say the least. While the Island and Massachusetts went with Hillary Clinton in the election, that was...