Glorious days, fog, much-needed rain, clouds and perfect sunsets… So much to be grateful for this July!
Oh my, summer is making my head spin! Stopped at Chilmark’s Norris Garden and Brookside Farm open to the public for The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program last Friday. What a treat! I’ve taken my niece and nephew to Menemsha beach for afternoons, done the Flying Horses. My nephew played in Sunday’s All-Star softball game, […]
July 4th took us to the Home Port for dinner now that Josh Aronie is cooking. We were greeted by hostess Truda Silberstein, a former classmate of my older son; we hope you have a wonderful summer and final year at Bard. Too many good choices on the menu, all our dinners were done to […]
Getting home after my 6-day MELT Method Teacher Training in New York City, my husband drove us straight from the airport to the Chilmark General Store where I ran into Grace Culley Adamson enjoying a few moments of peace sitting on the porch while her son, River, 10 months old, sat below her contented. This […]
Flanders Field Softball Season opened, serenaded by Tony Peak, in his kilt, playing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame.” Bill Edison sang his own verse and tells me it was “the most players ever at opening day,” and is thrilled to see new faces joining in. Three homes runs were hit over Pasture Road. And […]
Congratulations to Marianne Goldberg and the entire Pathways Projects Team on three more winter residencies now lined up for Pathways Gathering Space at the Chilmark Tavern! You have made so many Island artists feel welcome and been the germinating inspiration for countless creative projects. Marianne expresses, “Special thanks to Frank and Judy Lorusso, our Chilmark […]
This has been a week of cancellations, suffering through a sore throat, rising above an allergy-fogged head, being vigilant daily about grooming dogs for pin-head ticks (a robust army among us), graduation preparations sitting through three hours of extraordinary generosity on Class Night at The Tabernacle — where every kid who applied for a scholarship […]
Yes, it is really June and weekends are swelling with visitors and activities in Chilmark. I just returned Sunday from getting my certification as a Gyrokinesis teacher and was very excited an hour later to join my neighbor on Peaked Hill, writer Sarah Glazer, for the culmination of the one-week Poets of New England Tour […]
The CCC playing field came to life Saturday morning with at least 40 people enjoying an all-ages softball game for a weekend of celebration culminating in Sunday’s wedding at The Beach Plum Inn of longtime summer resident, filmmaker Jackson Waite and his new bride, novelist and contributor to Esquire, Lisa Taddeo.