The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost, hosted by the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs, took place Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, traditional Portuguese cuisine, live music, games, and drinks graced the P-A Club. Sunday’s parade from the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority to the P-A Club ended with a Portuguese dance performance. With traditions rooted […]
Growing up, one of the most common things I had ever heard about college was that it’s where you ‘find yourself.’ When I was young, the naïve me heard this and thought ‘but I’m not lost…’
The Casino burned down in September 1892, together with the Sea View Hotel and a number of other neighboring buildings. ‘A southwest wind is all that saved the town,’ reported the papers.
The annual fundraiser attracted a sold out crowd and spoke to the health of the Island’s largest private land conservation organization.
I work at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, and I’m always excited about new theories and techniques about counseling and how to help people help themselves.
If I’m with someone, like Erik or Brendan and Stef we will talk most of the day. We talk like we aren’t strangers. About our family, personal struggles, relationships, goals in life, future plans… We open up like we know each other. It’s like the biking breaks down the walls between us. I love it.
This past winter we spent many evenings in front of an open fire in the wood stove, fully aware of just feeling contented. We’re probably between crises of some sort — who isn’t — but there’s a strong feeling of being settled, and we are ready to roll with the next punch that comes along.
C’mon folks, it is just a tick bite. It is not like getting bitten by a taipan (a snake with a highly lethal bite) in the Australian outback, where there is some justification in immediately amputating the bitten body part.
Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.