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Tisbury: Reading and knitting

Heard on Main Street: When I make a typo on my password, why doesn’t the computer correct that? Why is it that when the air...

Tisbury: ‘The Splendid and the Vile’

Heard on Main Street: New Year’s resolution: Do whatever your Rice Krispies tell you to do. I used to hear my brother-in-law speak with a...

Tisbury: Staying safe in the new year

Heard on Main Street: You understand the 12 Days of Christmas are necessary to allow time for the holiday mail to arrive. That’s why...

Tisbury: Sending Christmas cards

Heard on Main Street: I’ve learned so much from my mistakes, I’m thinking of making a few more. Santa’s last minute hint: Are you out...

Tisbury: Holiday memories

Heard on Main Street: Be naughty. Save Santa the trip. I just finished listening to a book called “Lady in Waiting – My Extraordinary Life...

Tisbury: Community Wishing Tree

Heard on Main Street: Last week the weatherman predicted “snow as heavy as Mom’s mashed potatoes.” The Wishing Tree at 124 William St. is waiting...

Tisbury: Small Wonders Show

Heard on Main Street: The closer the roll of toilet paper gets to the end, the faster it goes. Maybe that is why so...

Tisbury: One-way streets

Heard on Main Street: The buttons on my jeans have started social distancing from each other. Friends are what keep us going during these times....

Tisbury: Madeleine Albright memoirs

Heard on Main Street: If I were wrong, don’t you think I’d know? You know that the Vineyard Haven library will have books out in...

Tisbury: Thanksgiving options

Heard on Main Street: Dr. Seuss said, “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those...

Tisbury: Sharks, ships, and laughs

Heard on Main Street: How come Superman could stop bullets with his chest, but always ducked when someone threw a gun at him? If you...

Tisbury: Browsing in the backyard

Heard on Main Street: Beware. The goblins’ll get you if you don’t watch out. Celebrate Halloween with lots of spirit(s). Turn your clocks back Halloween...

Tisbury: Little House on the Prairie

Heard on Main Street: It is a fact that the second mouse gets the cheese. Farmers, take note: There is a free — no cost...

Tisbury: Upcoming Beach Road closure

Heard on Main Street: Always remember that you are unique. Just like everyone else. Watch large and small animals in the wild. Sally Naser will...

Tisbury: Visual and culinary art events

Heard on Main Street: Love your enemies — it will confuse them greatly. How would you like to try some Saturday morning hikes on-Island? They...

Tisbury: Biking on a sandy path

Heard on Main Street: Ignoring the facts does not change the facts. Sometimes I feel as if I am taking baby steps. But I am...

Tisbury: Creative and practical masks

Heard on Main Street: Be the person your dog thinks you are. I am so glad they are not closing Beach Road yet. If you...

Tisbury: Preparing for climate impacts

Heard on Main Street: Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted. The Tisbury Community Preservation Committee is looking for worthy...

Tisbury: Maritime art show comes to Island

It will be good to have the YMCA opening up, at least partially. Mostly because soon it will be too cold outside for my...

Tisbury: Good food and conversation

Heard on Main Street: We could learn a lot from crayons: Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names,...
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