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Oak Bluffs: Happy memories

So here it is, the Friday before Christmas, and the Times has requested that we get a column in to them today for the...

Oak Bluffs: The bite of winter

Another bit of wisdom from my Old Farmer’s Almanac engagement calendar states that winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail....

Oak Bluffs: Friends of Oak Bluffs silent auction

How peaceful and beautiful an evening's journey into our town is at this time of year. Driving down New York Avenue you are greeted...

Oak Bluffs: Music and lights

Oak Bluffs shines the brightest at Christmas and holiday time, and this year is no different. Already the decorations have begun to appear around...

Oak Bluffs: Ebb and flow

For me life always seems to come full circle at Thanksgiving time. Perhaps because it has always been such a family holiday, that it...

Oak Bluffs: “Closed for the season”

I had a friend who once told me that the only thing that is certain in this life is change itself. And I now...

Oak Bluffs: Senseless

The beauty of these autumn days is being destroyed by the dark clouds of violence that obscure joyful things lately. Once again lives are...

Oak Bluffs: Storm-lover’s wind

It was a storm-lover’s wind that blew us all around on Sunday and Monday. Trees and limbs fell or broke, and leaves were left...

Oak Bluffs: Yardwork or play

Once again we were blessed last weekend with perfect weather for outdoor activities, whether for yardwork or play. So nice to drive by the...

Oak Bluffs: Autumn crowds

Here we are gliding into fall without the sudden change of the end of summer as has occurred in years past. Back then, September's...

Oak Bluffs: Tai Chi

Another busy Columbus Day weekend has gone by and we were fortunate that, at least for two of the days, the weather was sunny...

Oak Bluffs: Meeting and greeting

Fall was always a time of weddings on the Island and now it has also become a time of class reunions. Last week the...

Oak Bluffs: Foliage and flowers

Now the foliage and flowers are starting to look tired, slouching over as if they have spent the last of their energy trying to survive...

Oak Bluffs: Happy 65th anniversary Phil and Jane

With all of the unpleasant news floating everywhere these days, I invite you to enjoy a sweet story that was sent to me by...

Oak Bluffs: My hummingbird feeder

With very little on television these days that will actually prove to be relaxing to watch, I have found the most peaceful, relaxing occupation...

Oak Bluffs: Ahh, sweet September

Ahh, sweet September has arrived. Just seeing that month on the calendar seems to make us feel more relaxed and less harried. We meet...

Oak Bluffs: Peaceful celebrations

How peacefully two of the major events of the summer in our town were celebrated: Illumination Night and the fireworks show. Kudos to the...

Oak Bluffs: Illumination Night

It seems as if the lazy, hazy days of summer are rapidly coming to an end. Like a runner at a track meet who...

Oak Bluffs: Here is the place to be

The next two weeks are busy ones for the Island. Oak Bluffs will be the place to go on August 16 for Grand Illumination...

Oak Bluffs: Summer wishes

Here is August already, and I am hoping for a few wishes to be granted this month. I wish shoppers would not leave their...