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Kay Mayhew

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Tisbury: July traffic

Heard on Main Street: Why do I have to press 1 for English when they will just transfer me to someone I can't understand...

Tisbury: It was a great weekend for sports

Heard on Main Street: It's never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you and no one...

Tisbury: That and some sparklers

Heard on Main Street: If I’m on life support, unplug me. Then plug me back in and see if that works. It works with...

Tisbury: Grab a beach book at the library

Heard on Main Street: If at first you don’t succeed, do it the way your mother told you to. The Red Cross blood drive is...

Tisbury: Warm moments and memories

Heard on Main Street: Don't be yourself — be someone nicer.Friday, June 14, is Flag Day. At least I think it still is. Do...

Tisbury: Don’t wait for people to be friendly

Heard on Main Street: Don't wait for people to be friendly; show them how.Our friends and neighbors are coming back, and houses are opening...

Tisbury: I am still smiling

Heard on Main Street: My friend says the reason we are born with two hands is so that we can pet two dogs at...

Tisbury: Flowers and flags

Heard on Main Street: Some days I am myself; other days I put the keys in the fridge.I love the spirit of the Tisbury...

Tisbury: Our summer friends

Heard on Main Street: Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.Tisbury is mourning the loss of one of our own. Fred...

Tisbury: Share the road

Heard on Main Street: Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you, not because they are nice but because you are.Don’t...

Tisbury: Quilts by Joan

Heard on Main Street: Listen: to understand, not to win.There will be a special quilt display at the Oak Bluffs library from May 1...

Tisbury: Spring brings back the snowbirds

Heard on Main Street: Life Is short. Live it to the fullest.Saturday is the Vineyard Haven library mini book sale, from 11 am to...

Tisbury: New paintings at the Tisbury library

Heard on Main Street: Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once.The Vineyard Haven library will be closed Monday, April 15, for...

Tisbury: Keep your winter coat handy

Heard on Main Street: Friends are like seashells we collect along the way. Any day is a good day to collect seashells and friends.At...

Tisbury: Town politics almost in full bloom

Heard on Main Street: Under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.My husband used to tell me I should...

Tisbury: It is time to garden

Heard on Main Street: It’s called March Madness. All basketball all the time, or so it seems.Pianist David Rhoderick and violinist Cesar Atzic Marquez...

Tisbury: Spring is really coming

Heard on Main Street: If you can't be kind, at least have the decency to be vague.I only just noticed the wonderful improvement of...

Tisbury: Spring peepers

Heard on Main Street: Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.Spring is only weeks away. But. Have you been on-Island in the spring? We...

Tisbury: ‘My Sister and I’

Heard on Main Street: A closed mouth gathers no foot.Best wishes for a rapid recovery go to Mike and Sarah Shepard. Mike’s absence was...

Tisbury: Take a deep breath

Heard on Main Street: Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.I cannot...