Home Authors Posts by Betsy Burmeister

Betsy Burmeister


Blessed to live here

To the Editor: On Monday, August 18, I was driving down Edgartown/Vineyard Haven Road when my tire went flat and I pulled over. It was...

Help for both families

To the Editor: I'd like to thank everyone so much for donating to “Islanders helping Islanders in Need” on youcaring.com. I will be closing the site at...

Touched our lives

To  the Editor: Last Tuesday night Windemere was so fortunate to have the young men from Station Menemsha come down Island and join us for...

How to help out

To the Editor: Our hearts go out to the Hanjian/Whitaker families who were in a terrible car accident in Virginia on April 29th. Laurel Redington (Whitaker) has...

A wonderful friend

To the Editor: The residents of Windemere would like to thank Ray Ellis for his years of contributions to the residents' yearly auction. He has...

Would you help?

A friend and I are interested in starting a sanctuary on the Island.

Not to be forgotten

The residents and staff of Windemere thank the Martha's Vineyard High School's National Honor Society for bringing the Senior Prom to Windemere on Sunday afternoon.

Chess, jewelry making, or watercolor painting

Windemere has several residents who are interested in finding a volunteer to do these activities with them once or twice a week.

Men needed

Our residents are mostly women.

Memories and music

We have a resident who longs to speak with a fellow English woman or man who is from England, as she is.

Do you speak Polish?

We are looking for a volunteer who can speak Polish to visit and converse with one of our residents at Windemere.

They need your help

A friend of mine runs a nonprofit dog rescue in Eastern Kentucky.