Aquinnah: Desperately seeking spring color

…What a wealth of knowledge Louis [Larsen] had about fishing, and especially fishing here, and what a kind heart he had. Roxanne Ackerman told me he taught her how to shuck scallops, and that he and his family looked out for her when she was young. I know that he will be missed and that a little bit of “real Vineyard” or “old Vineyard” or whatever you want to call it has gone with him.

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Aquinnah is still feeling a little empty this week even though school vacation, a.k.a. the longest week in the world if you did not go someplace warm and sunny, is over. Thank goodness there were the Oscars to distract us (and then the MV Film Festival will be next week). I had so much fun […]

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Happy school vacation week or, as those of us still on the Island say, “Where is everybody week?” Seriously, many, many people are away and many year-round businesses are closed for a break until March or some even until April. I have to admit that I went away too but am now back to enjoy […]

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I hope everyone had a lovely Valentine’s Day — or ignored it in a pleasant way. I have to put a plug in for the Vineyard staycation: the Harbor View Hotel ran a special for Valentine’s Day with a very affordable rate that included dinner for two at their restaurant. I went with my husband, […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day, one and all, or as I like to call it, yet another excuse to eat too many Chilmark Chocolates Day. Tonight at the Library there will be a Valentine’s Day chocolate tasting at 5 pm, there will be beverages and a romantic movie as well. On February 25 at 2 pm there […]