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West Tisbury: Garden design, Polly Hill Arboretum, Blooming Art, and Featherstone exhibit

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It’s been another lovely week, although even here we have been affected by the wildfires burning in Canada. I haven’t noticed anything, but Mike...

Miss West at the museum

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“From ‘the Kid’ to Miss West: The Extraordinary Life of Dorothy West” opened Memorial Day weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. The exhibition is...

West Tisbury: Farmers Market, Lambert’s Cove Beach, Bloomsday, and being unplugged

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The cool days and nights have been lovely. We even had a little rain. Not enough, but something. I’m afraid that the wind just...

100 years of history

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The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is celebrating its 100th birthday with a series of exhibitions and events that reflect the changes in their vision, growth,...

West Tisbury: Lullaby video, Tom Thatcher, Music Street concert, and Lyme disease

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Cool days and cool nights. Trees are mostly leafed out, leaves already darkening in color, and obscuring the view as they blow across my...

West Tisbury: Flower garden, shadbush trees, Library of Things, Tom Dresser, and movie group

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It’s been another beautiful spring week. Lots of sunshine, then much-needed rain over the weekend. It’s been cool enough that the lilacs are still...

West Tisbury: Shirley Mayhew, mother figures, Heather Cox Richardson, and Merry Farm Pottery

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I am writing this column for Mother’s Day, having attended the Mayhew family’s memorial celebration for their matriarch, Shirley. It was fun to see...

West Tisbury: Spring season, Shirley Mayhew, poetry programs, and Alvida Jones

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When Ginny Jones and I spoke the other day, she asked me to be sure to mention what a beautiful spring this has been,...

West Tisbury: Bookstores and reading, North Tisbury Farm Market, comics workshop, and concerts

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Our weather has been more like March than April. I’m happy for the rain, which we really need, but without the sun shining in...

West Tisbury: Bobwhites, jewelry-making workshop, microscopic world, and Card Club

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I am writing on Sunday afternoon, sitting upstairs with Abby next to me. On the bedside table is the most splendid bouquet of tulips...

West Tisbury: Spring flowering trees, Charter School play, and haircuts at Howes House

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Magnolias and cherry trees have made their appearance. Driving to Cronig’s, make sure to notice the cherry trees across the field at the Polly...

West Tisbury: Spring renewal, Radio Games, music concert, author talk, and town job opening

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One of life’s great pleasures is stepping outside in one’s own yard and picking a homegrown bouquet to bring into the house. I have...

West Tisbury: Spring flowers, electric ferries, egg hunts, music concerts, and Ghostly Tales

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There was a light frost last Wednesday morning, not unusual most years at the end of March. I can remember snowfalls over a foot...

West Tisbury: Flat Point Farm lambs, AACDP fundraiser, and Neighborhood Convention

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“Serendipity. n. the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.” This is how my Oxford English Dictionary defines...

West Tisbury: Pinkletinks, garden seeds, climate action committee, town ballots, and insulin prices

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The vernal equinox will have passed by the time you are reading this, but surely the longer hours of daylight have been duly noted...

West Tisbury: New technology, Featherstone exhibit, Climate Book Club, and garden beds

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This is the first column I am writing on my new MacBook Air laptop computer. It’s tiny compared with my old MacBook, very lightweight....

West Tisbury: Whiting farm, town election, M.V. Democrats, Howes House, and Vineyard Smiles

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When Tara Whiting-Wells and I carried on an email conversation last week, I told her she had basically written my column for me. There...

Drawing room

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I thought Tim and Eileen Maley would know, but Eileen only said, “Sometime in the ‘80s.” That is the closest timeframe that anyone seems...

West Tisbury: Great Pond, newborns, gathering of friends, Music Street Musicians, and March art...

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The Great Pond was opened recently, way to the east of the usual cut. It is hoped that the outgoing rush of water in...

West Tisbury: Early blooms and sunshine, ‘Chicago’ musical, and a garden past and present

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It’s been nice enjoying the sunshine this past week. Our elderly cat, Mona, has wanted her breakfast served outside on the porch. It still...