Maybe if I were a younger man, I would pursue firefighting, but I just want to help people in the community.
Ron is a man of firmly-held beliefs, one of which is that you must confront your fears. He is afraid of heights. I’ve known him, man and boy, my whole life and I’m telling you that stepping up on that high curbstone by Leslie’s Drugstore in Vineyard Haven gave him pause.
Mr. Schaan has eight years of work in church youth ministries and good chops in coaching tennis.
Last Thursday, a handful of poets read their work in Chilmark
‘Cuz before Shem Feller tolled the lineups and a pol threw out the first pitch, the Red Sox were in first place and would remain there for at least two hours. Maybe longer if Teddy Ballgame crushed one…Opening Day creates an ascendancy in our spirit.
Probably very few of us realize the game’s appeal. But after talking to the players and learning their histories with “pegging,” “counting,” and “skunking,” the idea took shape that cribbage is a family heirloom, passed on at the kitchen table from the grownups.
Because after four months of whining and cravening through a wintry butt-kicking, I am struck with the notion that I am bulletproof again. Heady stuff, a wonderful feeling. Never mind that, in my case, picking the March Madness winners has no basis in reality. I have a better chance of being struck by lightning four days in a row.
Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Tony Horwitz spent a month traveling 4,000 miles along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Joshua Schaan has been named boys varsity tennis coach at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. Mr. Schaan played high school tennis in Seattle, Washington, and college tennis at The University of Mary in Bismarck, N. D., and he has extensive coaching experience at junior and high school levels. Mr. Schaan graduated in 2006 with a […]
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys ran into a powerhouse team in the state tournament semifinal game.