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Aquinnah: Grief and remembrance; beach cleanup kits, and Vinyasa yoga classes

It’s a quiet and gentle morning. I got up early (5:30!) to write this column, hoping to find inspiration before the work of the...

Aquinnah: MVRHS budget, lighthouse docents, yoga outside, and cleanup for playground

I am one of the majority of voters in Aquinnah who voted against the high school budget. It broke my heart to have to...

Aquinnah: Mother’s Day, town playground, card crafting, and Howes House

Ah, Mother’s Day. My own mother resented it, saying, “Every day should be a day to honor mothers, and this was only thought up...

Aquinnah: Town meetings, Climate Action Fair, Howes House, and art and science talk

I’m one of those who love town meetings. I am comforted and happy to see the faces of neighbors. I am touched by the...

Aquinnah: Home sweet home, shops at the cliffs, Climate Action Fair, and town meetings

I’m back home after 10 days away. While gone, I moved every two or three days to a different family house, sleeping in beds...

Aquinnah: View from the sky, Earth Day activities, special town meeting, and birthdays

Charley and I have grandchildren scattered across the globe (two who move back and forth from Portugal to Switzerland, two in San Francisco, and...

Aquinnah: Town buildings, Seed Library, planting seagrass, kids’ activities, and art contest

Tax day looms. I’m proud to say that Charley and I prepared our taxes early, and got them to the accountant in plenty of...

Aquinnah: Kinship Heals, Aquila deck, Passover, Howes House, and book group

A community is a complex weaving of people, experiences, and place. For some of us it includes occasional trips to the town dump. For...

Aquinnah: At home in the community, Vineyarders at State House, CERT, and new playground

This is the 53rd column I’ve written (I counted ’em up), but it is the first one I’ve written for The MV Times. (All...

A love letter to VTA drivers

It’s an early morning in fall. The bus is at the end of the line — sitting at the top of the Aquinnah Circle,...