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Edgartown: Clearing clutter, winter balance, Herb Foster memorial, and Tom Dresser’s travel talk

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Sorry to miss my column last week. Honestly, I was buried up to my ears cleaning out my father’s house with my siblings, in...

Edgartown: Vineyard of youth, cooking classes, film screening, and Council on Aging

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This week’s column is coming to you live from the Hilton at Logan Airport. Well, by the time you read it, I’ll be back...

Edgartown: Navigator Homes benefit, M.V. Table Tennis Club, and Speechcraft

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I know that it is March that has the old saying “In like a lion, out like a lamb,” but January certainly came in...

Edgartown: Edgartown School PTA meeting, Owl Prowl at Felix Neck, and Fire Cider

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Happy 2023! May this year be gentle and easy, and bring us all even closer to “normal.” I am not making resolutions, nor planning...

Edgartown: Hats off to the EPD, hunkering down, and Happy New Year to us...

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Well, we actually had a white Christmas. Though I’m not a fan of snow, as you know, it certainly did make for a beautiful...

Edgartown: Library open mic night, and Winter solstice on Wednesday

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As I write this, it is exactly one week till Christmas. I don’t know about you, but I am definitely not ready. I bought...

Edgartown: Looking at lights, and Paint Pour Parties

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I realized this weekend, as I wandered around the Edgartown School Craft Fair and watched the Christmas parade, that I am lacking holiday cheer...

Edgartown: Edgartown School Craft Fair, and Stuff-a-Bus

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My first Christmas present arrived this weekend, when I traveled to Connecticut to pick up the girl child upon her return from her European...

Edgartown: Island Alpaca open house, “The Polar Express” showing, and Edgartown School Winter Concert

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I don’t know about you, but I’m still full from Thanksgiving, and yet we are in full swing into the Christmas season now. I’m...

Edgartown: Tough week at Edgartown School, and Dickensian Christmas Village

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Happy Thanksgiving week! I can’t believe it’s late November already. Well, the temperatures the last few days are doing their best to convince me...

Edgartown: Morning yoga at the library, and Lucas Ostinato Trio

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I’m feeling so refreshed and revived tonight as I write. We got a weekend away to New Hampshire and just a couple of days...

Edgartown: Tech time, school banking, and thank a veteran

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I’m writing tonight on the eve of Pop’s 94th birthday, my first ever without the old man around. I’m struggling with it, for sure....

Edgartown: Happy November, fun at the Old Whaling Church, and drop-in knitting

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Happy November. The flowers are still blooming. The azaleas are budded and/or blooming. People are still swimming. And the colors on the trees have...

Edgartown: Self-guided kayak tours, October bash, and Pumpkin Run

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Happy Halloween (almost). October is waning, with November right behind. I’m looking forward to seeing the ghosts and goblins next week. I hate to...

Edgartown: Ghosts and goblins, Make it Mondays, and parent-teacher conferences

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Insomnia. I periodically have these bouts with it. I’ve always been a night owl, but I’m presently getting about 2 hours of sleep a...

Edgartown: Parent/teacher conferences, Truckin’ MV, and pop-up book sale

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Well, 2022 continues to not live up to my hopes and dreams, that’s for sure. But if it’s true that things come in threes,...

Edgartown: Haunted tour, fashion show, and ESP

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As I (finally) sit down to write this week’s column, I’ve got butterflies in my belly! Baby girl child is sitting in an airport...

Edgartown: Brunch under the Tent

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Oops! I did it again. Fell, that is. Is this one of the realities of getting older, or am I just a klutz? Well,...

Edgartown: With kindness and compassion

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I am torn tonight between writing a typical column versus an open letter to Governor DeSantis for his inhumane political stunt last week. I’ll...

Edgartown: Community through local food

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I sit down to write this week’s column on Sept. 11, the 21st anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York....