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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...

West Tisbury: Winter sunsets

One of the things I love about winter is seeing sunsets. As soon as the trees in our woods leaf out, the sky is...

West Tisbury: Flowering snowdrops

As I typed in Dec. 29, 2016, it was obvious this is my last column for 2016. Another year of weather, occasions, births, and...

West Tisbury: First snow

Saturday morning, 4:30: I’m writing the column early this week. We have an early deadline because of the holidays coming. But mostly I want...

The West Tisbury Holiday Party

About 200 people turned out for West Tisbury’s annual Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 8. The Ag Hall was packed with people, conversation, music,...

West Tisbury: Recalling winters past

So disappointed to wake up to rain Monday morning, instead of the snow I had hoped for. I kept waking up to look out...

West Tisbury: Lights

The nights have been crystal clear, with a perfect sliver of a moon and brilliant stars. Mike put up our outside Christmas lights Sunday...

West Tisbury: Lots of Thanksgiving stories

West Tisbury was full of visitors for Thanksgiving weekend. Tables big and small were set out with pretty china and sparkling glass, everyone arriving...

West Tisbury: Kudos to Solon Oliver

Our lawn is piled high with a patchwork of colored leaves, the air perfumed by their dusty fragrance. There’s a crunch underneath my feet...

West Tisbury: Supermoon

I hope everyone has had an opportunity to walk outside during the past few nights to look at the huge full moon and clear,...

West Tisbury: Witch hazels

Despite the few cool nights, we still have nasturtiums blooming outside our kitchen and my studio doors. The heat is on in the downstairs...

West Tisbury: Charter School scarecrows

Last week I wrote about the slow changes and lack of fall color. This week I am reporting that our landscape is much transformed....

West Tisbury: Library Halloween party

Last week I wrote about the slow changes and lack of fall color. This week I am reporting that our landscape is much transformed....

West Tisbury: Take a look

I was lucky to run into Jonathan Jr. and Jack Belain the other day when I was trying to decide on a chrysanthemum to...

West Tisbury: National Fossil Day

Another perfect weekend. One day to work in the yard with Mike, and one day to read, knit, and listen to the rain. We...

West Tisbury: We'll miss you Joannie

All this lovely rain. It was perfect for a lazy Saturday on the sofa, reading and watching the rain fall outside our windows.I ran...

West Tisbury: Living Local Harvest Festival

Fall officially began last week, and it already feels like the summer heat is well behind us. Sweaters and socks are coming out of...

West Tisbury: Love and chainsaws

Humidity and warmer temperatures returned for the weekend, after a lovely cool week. I loved having nights cool enough for pulling up a blanket,...

West Tisbury: Working at the polls

I love working at the polls. You see everyone in town, and find out the election results right away if you work the last...