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Molly Purves

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Well, that was exhausting.

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I thought this time of year was supposed to be quieter; I went to three birthday parties in the span of a day and a half over the weekend.

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I heard that Cranberry Day was wonderful and that this season there are a ton of cranberries.

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Even though the season is officially over, there are still plenty of upcoming activities.

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So sorry, readers, but I gave out some wrong information about Cranberry Day, October 12.

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Fall is really kicking in now.

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Is it really the last week in September? Wasn't I just complaining about August? Driving down Old County Road I saw one tree whose leaves had changed.

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This week has been a lesson in "be careful what you wish for.

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Well that wasn't much of a storm, let alone a hurricane.

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We made it.

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Oh my goodness.

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Philbin Beach has been particularly beautiful lately.

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Wow.

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Are we really going to get another presidential visit this summer? It seems only fair, since Chelsea Clinton did not get married here as all the rumors swirling around last summer predicted she would.

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My friends, the heat on Sunday broke me.

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I went to the beach every day this past weekend and I am exhausted.

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Because last summer was kind of a bummer in the weather department (remember all that rain?), I will not complain about the heat but the humidity is fair game.

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Well, we made it through the first hurdle of summer and I think we're all in one piece.

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It's the 4th of July! Well, almost and you know what that means — it's all downhill from here.

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We have a new head librarian! Her name is Kathy Thompson, she was head of the Chilmark library for years and years and the vacancy of a head librarian in Aquinnah pulled her out of retirement.