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West Tisbury: Ghost Island Farm opening

The landscape looks overly round to me. Trees with soft, new leaves in delicate colors and abstractly rounded shapes. Big rounded puffs of clouds...

West Tisbury: "Birding by Subway"

I was walking around the yard this morning, thinking, trying to come up with something interesting for this week’s column. Once inside, drinking coffee...

West Tisbury: Mike's Aunt Dorothy

There is a funny, much-repeated story in the Hull family about Mike’s Aunt Dorothy, who arrived at a family gathering and announced, “I just...

West Tisbury: Daffodil Show at the Polly Hill

The pear trees at the West Tisbury cemetery are in full bloom, their branches stretching into skies that have been gray most of the...

West Tisbury: Golden time

Wow! Last week’s local election of Kent Healy for selectman. I remember talking with Maureen right after Kent announced his candidacy, and she said...

West Tisbury: Procrastination

Monday’s New York Times had an article about procrastination set prominently on page 3. It gave tips on how to better organize your time,...

West Tisbury: Color and growth

It finally felt like spring this past Sunday. The sun came out by the time we finished breakfast, and I headed off to get...

West Tisbury: Puppy time

It was 7:19 when Mike and I left Julia Humphreys’s house Sunday evening. “Look how light it still is,” we both commented on the...

West Tisbury: Weekend of events at the library

It’s almost the end of March, which often feels like the longest month of the year. It is officially spring. The light is changing,...

West Tisbury: Snowbound days

Leslie Baker came to visit last week, arriving with a bunch of Tête-à-Tête daffodils in her hand. They went immediately into a vase placed...

West Tisbury: Winter has returned

Winter has returned to West Tisbury, at least for the past weekend. Someone told me earlier that Saturday and Saturday night were the coldest...

West Tisbury: We are all together

The down-Island Cronig’s felt like a town meeting last Sunday. I ran into everyone there. Danny Whiting was standing outside, then Ken and Roe...

West Tisbury: A week of birthdays

A busy weekend of birthdays and get-togethers, along with gorgeous weather. Everyone seemed to be smiling. No coats in sight; maybe a light one,...

West Tisbury: The power of the pen

We attended this past weekend a celebration of the life of Tori Gadowski. I had forgotten about Tori Togs, her mother Jennie’s children’s clothing...

West Tisbury: Windy weather and mice

Updated: Jan. 31, 2:52 pmThe wind blew and blew last week and through the weekend. It wasn’t that cold, but there was no interest...

Depression: My story

“For most Islanders, January to March are the difficult months,” wrote Milton Mazer 40 years ago in his book “People and Predicaments: Life and Distress on Martha’s Vineyard.” “There are periods when day after day, heavy low clouds oppress the Island, the sun gone, the night sky moonless and starless …”

West Tisbury: A sea of pink hats

National and world politics touched even our little island last week with the Inauguration of a new president and the stunning Women’s March the...

Going to the hospital

Information if you are going to a psychiatric hospital:First, you go the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Emergency Room. You will be admitted, settled into a...

West Tisbury: Francine Kelly and Lynn Murphy

This past week was a perfect example of the old saying about New England weather, “Wait a minute and it will change.” We had...

West Tisbury: First big snow storm

Stalactites hang down from the edge of our sunroom roof, looking like the icicle Christmas lights that have decorated porches around town through the...