There is a lot of bustle in our town right now as people prepare for summer. Berta and Carla have opened their shop at the Cliffs and their sister Adrianna will open hers at the end of the month. No word yet on the Aquinnah Shop and Faith’s Seafood Shack, but they usually open around […]
Notice all the smiles around you? It has to be the sunshine. We may be catching up on all that missed sunlight and that’s why we feel better. When we feel better, we smile. And then you smile in return. Happiness is contagious. The Congregational Church in West Tisbury invites you to the Easter Sunday […]
Sometimes you just have to wait a bit for pleasant things to happen. Now the yellow flowers of spring are here, and Easter is this weekend. And many businesses are opening up for the season. Now spring is really here as the MV Gourmet Cafe and Bakery and Back Door Donuts is opening. The front […]
As I write this I am feeling absolutely jaunty. Mike and I have finished and mailed in our taxes two days ahead of the April 15 deadline. A first for us. We are usually struggling sleepily into the night of April 14, papers everywhere across our dining room table, wondering where some critical piece of […]
What a weekend for outdoor time — sunshine and barbeques and numerous flip-flop sightings. I’ve been driving around with my windows down and enjoying every second of this spring. Even the 4 am wakeup calls with my dogs have been enjoyable, with Mars huge in the sky and the pinkletinks still reeling from a late […]
My rich friends looked at our humble cabin and said no way. Our poor friends looked at it and said way cool! It was a non-judgemental time and it was a non-judgemental place.
Know what’s going on in town? Want to write about it? We’re looking for a new Chilmark town columnist. If you’re interested in the job, or trying out as a guest columnist, contact Jamie Stringfellow here.
We stood at attention next to thousands of Firefighters. The sea of patches ranged from Boston, The Cape and both Islands, Western Mass, New England, The East Coast…The deep bass of the drummers rattled the street beneath our boots, and threw a vibrating force through our chests…
Now there is a veritable orchestra of them outside our house and they are peeping away day and night. If you had said to me before I moved here that the sound of tiny frogs peeping would become one of my favorite sounds I would have said that you were crazy.
I love seeing doors slowly begin to open all along Main Street. We have new places to meet up, new menu items to try, and the men in brown delivering box after box to our local purveyors of goods for our window-shopping delight and eventual consumption. All set to the backdrop of pinkles tinking and […]