Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Tisbury: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

Heard on Main Street: Remember that Santa can appear in mysterious disguises, such as the uniform of FedEx or UPS, or even the Post...

Tisbury: Sunday was obviously my choice

Heard on Main Street: You drop something when you are younger, you just pick it up. When you're older and you drop something, you...

Tisbury: We had a lovely holiday

Heard on Main Street: When you think of all the good things in your life, you will have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Early in our marriage,...

Tisbury: I still think it got too cold too fast.

Heard on Main Street: Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does. I am totally convinced. It is simply amazing how much a little...

Tisbury: All had a good time

Heard on Main Street: Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your lips are moving. You can, however, learn what the yogis have known for...

Tisbury: I’ve been waiting for a tree to fall

Heard on Main Street: There are two theories to arguing with women. Neither one works. I’ve been waiting for a tree to fall. Well, it...

Tisbury: Halloween has changed a lot

Heard on Main Street: The goblins'll get you if you don't watch out. Enjoy Halloween trick-or-treat at the Vineyard Haven library from 5 to...

Tisbury: Houses of Grace gearing up

The Federated Church is holding its annual Bow Workshop today, Thursday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 6 pm in the Parish House on South...

Tisbury: Attention knitters and quilters

Heard on Main Street: Time heals almost everything. Give time time. Knitters and quilters, take note: This Saturday from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm you...

Tisbury: Be eccentric now

Heard on Main Street: Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple. I was sorry I couldn’t join in the party celebrating...

Tisbury: Children’s voices

Heard on Main Street: the children’s voices saying, “Stop denying our earth is dying.” Could you believe the numbers of youngsters trying to get our...

Tisbury: Stop business as usual and participate

Heard on Main Street: Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful, or joyful. This climate crisis is an emergency, and our young people are...

Tisbury: They must use different numbers.

Heard on Main Street: Until I lived on the Island, I didn’t know that turkeys came in herds. At least they are usually “only” about...

Tisbury: Voters are also part of the problem

Heard on Main Street: Watch for little kids too excited to look both ways. School is open. The first day of school for Tisbury is...

Tisbury: Why on earth?

Heard on Main Street: We have two lives, and the second begins when you realize you only have one. Drivers in town need to be...

Tisbury: Lots of ribbons

Heard on Main Street: Don’t go to bed angry; stay up. When I go to the fair, I anticipate many wonders, without mentioning all the...

Tisbury: Celebrate the fair

Heard on Main Street: It used to be only death and taxes. Now, of course, there's shipping and handling, too. Why is it so much...

Tisbury: If you care, let people know

Heard on Main Street: Do you believe everything happens for a reason? With all the talk about traffic, has no one else noticed? It really...

Tisbury: A single slice of history

Heard on Main Street: The pursuit of happiness is the chase of a lifetime. It is never too late to become what you might...

Tisbury: The tropics of New England

Heard on Main Street: Mother Nature just wants to remind us that it’s supposed to be hot in the summer. Tonight, Thursday, July 25, from...