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Edgartown: A good storm, and the feeling of a long ago harbor alehouse

As I sit here typing, the blizzard outside my window is beginning to pick up steam. The skylights are nearly covered, and the branches...

Edgartown: Snowy owl sighting

Updated, 4:45 pm, Thursday, Jan. 22. *It is time for me to buy stock in Kleenex and chicken broth, because I have officially caught...

Edgartown: Lose a whole lot of tennis balls?

Is someone missing a bunch of tennis balls? Because there had to be at least 50 balls bouncing around the streets of Edgartown this...

Edgartown: nice winter light

I love the angle of the light this time of year, particularly on the drive from Oak Bluffs to Edgartown along State Beach. The...

Edgartown

It’s officially a new year, and 15 seems like such a nice, tidy number. Time to put away all the excess of the holiday...

Edgartown: Local police guard the Garden

I have to tell you, as I was writing the date on this column, I accidentally typed 2015. I guess I’m getting my practice...

Edgartown: Is your shopping done?

I’ve been on the road so much the past couple of weeks that I’ve had to delay getting into the holiday spirit, but last...

Edgartown: The snowy owl returneth

I’ve been on the road with my gram and gramp, Ted and Floss Morgan, this week making our semi-annual trip to New Orleans to...

Edgartown: Fragrant greens and silver bells

It seems we’ve gone straight from turkey comas to decking the halls without time to blink. I suppose that’s the way it goes when...

Edgartown: What are you thankful for?

It is that time of year to stop and give thanks, and then lay into a month of all-out gluttony. This year, I am...

Edgartown: Third graders visit Plimouth

I have found myself staring at the calendar a lot lately, trying to wrap my brain around how we have nearly arrived at the...

Edgartown School performs The Little Mermaid

Sea creatures kind and cruel in Edgartown.

Edgartown: Shucking side by side

Where is everybody, you wonder? They’re all out scalloping. My husband, Dave, found his first amateur scalloping venture quite a success, as my freezer...

Edgartown: Stormy seas

Wow, that storm last weekend was something else! We had some big branches down around the yard, one of which crashed into our garbage...

Edgartown: Hallow’s Eve plans

The scarecrows have been popping up all over town thanks to the Charter School children in anticipation of that spookiest of holidays: Halloween. Soon...

Edgartown: A Busy Weekend

What a busy weekend in Edgartown! With the Food and Wine Festival taking place in venues throughout town, the Pumpkin Festival over at Morning...

Edgartown: Old New England Charm

I get up to take my dogs out at 4 am every morning (rest assured, we promptly return to bed once everyone’s rituals are...

Edgartown: In honor of the acorn squash

One of the best things about this time of year in my opinion is fresh acorn squash. I find myself imagining new and different...

Edgartown: congrats newlyweds

Ride along Beach Road right now on a given Saturday, and the other side of Senge looks like a never-ending carnival of big white...

Edgartown: Represented well at Kids’ Derby

There’s a nice nip in the air, though the skies have consistently been that crisp, cloudless fall blue. I’m starting to see pumpkins and...