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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...

Edgartown: getting into the spirit of the season

I’m sitting down to write this at the end of an unexpectedly long and stressful Sunday. Unfortunately, Amelia has suffered a setback with her...

Edgartown: What money can’t buy

Wow. It looked like we were revisited by summer crowds this past weekend, didn’t it? I didn’t get out to see much of the...

Edgartown: Decorating days

Happy December. Time is just flying by, it seems. We’ve begun to decorate the house, and will soon get a tree to set up...

Edgartown: It’s concert season

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving full of fun, family, friends, and food. We had a great few days, and a wonderful meal....

Edgartown: Wreath week

The island is quite lively this weekend, as many people arrive for Thanksgiving. I heard that Woods Hole was a madhouse on Sunday, with...

Edgartown: Check out the Carnegie

As I sit down to write, I can honestly say I’ve got that “winter chill.” You know the one. You just can’t seem to...

Edgartown: Play ball!

As I start this week’s column, I’ve assumed my position in a comfy chair, feet up, to watch Game 5 of the World Series....

Edgartown: Fundraising

Fundraising, fundraising, fundraising. That’s what we’re doing this week. I joke every year that we should all just get together at the beginning of...

Edgartown: Sweater comeback

This weekend marked the end of the summer season for real, according to the calendar. That said, on my run around town last night...

Edgartown: Sneaking in beach time

October is here. But I still snuck in quality beach time on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. I got to refresh the tan...

Edgartown: Beach season fading fast

Fall is in the air. And on the calendar. We are still doing our best to hold onto summer, having spent a couple of...

Edgartown: Art show fundraiser

What a lovely weekend we had on our little Island this past weekend. The beach was packed. Well, packed by September standards, anyway. And...

Edgartown: Surviving the first week of school

Well, we all survived the first week of school. It’s always dizzyingly happy and exciting the first week or two back in the classrooms....