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Edgartown: Hybrid learning for children

Is it just me, or are other people still having trouble knowing what day it is? I’m forever on the wrong day. I don’t...

Edgartown: On slow post offices, and other summer hazards

August is here. How is it possible that the summer is flying by so fast, and yet also feels so slow at the same...

Edgartown: History talk at Fisher House

I’m sitting down to write this after spending the day floating on air. After all this time, I sort of thought that having an...

Edgartown: Learning something new

I sat down to write this column on Sunday night, and put it away. I was feeling a little overwhelmed with the state of...

Edgartown: Collaborative fundraiser

We are officially in the high point of summer now, though things have definitely quieted down a little bit after the Fourth of July....

Edgartown: Summer activity picking up

I’ve heard stories of a crazy busy Island over the weekend, and I’ve seen some pictures on social media. But I have to admit,...

Edgartown: Making a difference

Well, if anyone was wondering if people were coming here this summer, the answer is a definite yes. No, it isn't the crowds we've...

Edgartown: Patience goes a long way

Time continues to fly at lightning speed. School officially ends this week, and summer break is here. It seems like the whole COVID-19 closure...

Edgartown: Continue to stay safe

I’m finding myself without words today as I sit down and write. I have so many thoughts in my head these days with everything...

Edgartown: Honoring students and teachers

Did you hear the parade for the MVRHS seniors on Sunday? Or see it? Wow. It was so much fun. I had a ton...

Edgartown: Coming together in strength

I find it almost impossible to write this column this week, as I find it almost impossible to do anything right now. I am...

Edgartown: Virtual ‘March to the Sea’

I have to start my column this week with telling you that if you haven’t gone to the Edgartown School’s webpage to view the...

Edgartown: Glimpse of summer

I don’t know about everyone else, but I sure am grateful for the calendar and reminder features on my calendar, so I have some...

Edgartown: Safely welcoming the summer

Things are starting to wake up across the country and on our little Island. Restaurants are opening up again, for takeout food only for...

Edgartown: Staying active and mindful

Welcome to spring. The sun is shining, the temperatures are warm, and more people are out and about. My niece Abby went for a...

Edgartown: Joys of home with family

I have to say, I am completely shocked at how fast time is passing during this crazy spring. I can’t believe May arrives on...

Edgartown: Try some virtual events

Welcome back to the latest episode of how to write an interesting column during a pandemic with stay-at-home orders. Are you all holding up...

Edgartown: The novelty has worn off

Well, we’re a solid four to five weeks into this pandemic. The novelty of the novel coronavirus has worn off for most of us,...

Edgartown: Time to take care of yourself

As I sit down to write this week’s column, the sun has been shining and the temperature has been a little higher than it...

Edgartown: Staying home, staying busy

I need a schedule. All of this freewheeling staying at home isn’t good for me and I’m starting to go a little stir crazy....