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Gail Gardner

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Edgartown: Who will get the first swim of the year in?

Work was busy this past Friday night at Copper Wok. And there are lots of people roaming around the streets of our towns. It’s...

Edgartown: A little bit of magic

I’m beginning to lose my sense of humor. Between the ever-present rain, the chillier than normal temperatures, and the lasting discomfort following my shoulder...

Edgartown: Time to turn off the heat

Uncle! I surrender to Mother Nature. Enough rain already. We need sunshine and warmth. And based on the memes I’ve been seeing across social...

Edgartown: Paint the town Pink & Green

I think that I may not have been specific enough in my wishes for warmer temperatures and spring weather. This April certainly has brought...

Edgartown: Island awakens

I hope everyone had a wonderful Passover and Easter this weekend. The Island has been very busy with many visitors for school vacation, family...

Edgartown: Heavy hearts

Today our community laid Ted Morgan to rest in a warm and loving service at the Old Whaling Church. It was a tribute to...

Edgartown: Ted Morgan

Columns like today’s are a challenge to write. Much of my column was already written today, early for a change. But as I was...

Edgartown: Recycling quest

I started writing this week’s column in the car on the boat, returning from another successful dance competition weekend in Tewksbury. That one makes...

Edgartown: Warmer temps are coming

I have so much trouble dressing in the spring and fall. I’m freezing in the morning, roasting by midday, chilly in the late afternoon,...

Edgartown: Health, happiness, and sunshine

What a day we had on Saturday. Sunshine. Warm temperatures. Flowers blooming. Yup. I saw a yard full of purple crocuses while out for...

Edgartown: Rumors of pinkletinks

I love having an extra hour of daylight, but my brain is having trouble figuring out how it seems to get so late so...

Edgartown: Daffodil time

I have to admit, I’ve become a fan of vacations. We certainly didn’t go on vacation when I was growing up. Who did? Most...

Edgartown: Green screens

Happy February vacation to all those affiliated with the school system. Our vacation falls a week later than everyone else in the state. It...

Edgartown: Not a lot of “show”

I’m watching the Super Bowl as I sit down to start my column, and I have to say that it has not, as yet,...

Edgartown: Isn’t this Island amazing?

January is coming to a close. Saturday is Groundhog Day, with spring awaiting the fickle fears of a glorified woodchuck, who seems to see...

Edgartown: Heading to the Super Bowl

We are heading to the Super Bowl. Though not a huge football fiend, I do enjoy watching the Patriots play, and enjoy understanding the...

Edgartown: Digital Leaders

I’ve been patiently awaiting the doldrums of January and February, but as of yet, it seems to be eluding me. I feel like I’m...

Edgartown: Second Chance Animal Shelter

The Christmas tree is down. Suddenly the living room seems so much more spacious. I’ve always been one of those people who put off...

Edgartown: Practice kindness

Happy New Year. I hope you all had a happy and healthy holiday season and New Year's celebration. Our holidays were lovely. It was...

Edgartown: Winter warmth

The world of a newspaper writer is sometimes odd. Due to the timing of Christmas, my deadline for this column is almost a week...