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I have a thing about bluebirds.
It's mid January.
The fourth edition of "Walking Trails of Martha's Vineyard" by William Flender arrived in bookstores just before Christmas.
Some people focus on their New Year's resolutions in the last days of the waning year.
My favorite way to eat a bay scallop is raw, right there on the boat as soon as the drag is pulled out of the water and the scallops are dumped onto the culling board.
This will be the first Thanksgiving I will not sit crammed between a cousin, nephew, or brother whose elbows dig into my ribs each time they take a bite.
Are you, like me, one of those who dread the darkness and get a sinking feeling in your stomach when the light fades in mid-afternoon now that Daylight Saving Time is over? Here's an antidote: Make soup! There is nothing like homemade soup to warm the belly and lift the spirit.
Birds have been my best teachers lately.
The first West Tisbury Winter Farmers Market was held Saturday, October 23, from 10 am – 2 pm at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury.
This Sunday, October 24, at 2 pm one hundred or more Islanders will set out from St.
The Island Food Pantry will open for the season on Monday, October 18 at 2 pm at the Stone Church on William Street in Vineyard Haven.
Monday night the entrance to Détente was filled with people flocking to the Wildfood Challenge.
Fourteen-year-old Josh Bernstein of Chilmark and Armen Hanjian, director of the Island Food Pantry, posed Sunday afternoon in front of the Capawock Theatre, where the premiere of Josh's 28-minute documentary film about the food pantry was screened for a group of invited guests.
"Raspberries" is hand painted in red on the sign in front of Mermaid Farm, but you'll only see it if you are driving down-Island on Middle Road.
Even on summer evenings I didn't often linger outside.
Sailors from Genoa discovered sweet basil on their trading trips to the Middle East 600 years ago and brought the herb home to Italy in terracotta pots.
This spring the beach plum blossoms were magnificent.
Butterhead lettuce and fresh shelling peas offer two of the most delicate and satisfying tastes of early summer.
Chores push our walk at Duarte's Pond into the evening.
The humble potato ranks high on my list of the best tastes of summer.