Oak Bluffs

Cold and snow and ice did not seem to stop friends and families from seeing in the New Year. As we do every year, I joined my longtime friends, Sylvia and Jim Roger, Jules and Barbara BenDavid, Wendy Rose, Nelson and Sandra deBettencourt, and Barbara’s sister, who had been visiting over the holidays, at an […]

Oak Bluffs

The town seems a bit empty with the schools on vacation. Many students and their families have left for warmer climates or, in some cases, headed north for ski holidays. I guess our warm weather is over for a while as single figure temperatures and possibly snow are predicted for this week. The birds have […]

Oak Bluffs

Not warm, is it? I think I could just save the same weather description, use it each week and be 98 percent accurate each time. The icy streets and walkways are so dangerous, forcing us to creep along slowly holding our breaths till we safely reach our destinations. It has been an exhausting season for […]

Oak Bluffs

Did we really need a groundhog to tell us there would be six more weeks of winter? The snow [a]looks picture-perfect when it has first fallen and cleans up the landscape. Then, as New England weather does, the temperature rises a bit, the snow starts to melt, and we are left with a somewhat disappointing […]

Oak Bluffs

Snow, cold, sunny warm-ups, rain, snow, etc. It goes on and on this winter, doesn’t it? My grandson from South Carolina got his wish to extend his visit to us and also see snow as he arrived at Logan on Tuesday to return home to the south, only to be told his flights had been […]