Home Authors Posts by Megan Alley

Megan Alley

468 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Oak Bluffs: Racing toward August

Amazing, but it is actually July 18. Does it seem that we are racing toward August already? Of course, after the traffic gridlock of...

Oak Bluffs: We survived the 4th

Now the melody the birds sing at night is a different tune than the one they sing in the morning. Their nighttime song is...

Oak Bluffs: Forever grateful

Happy Fourth of July, or Independence Day, America. Will you celebrate this holiday, or observe it? Lately a lot of the books I have...

Oak Bluffs: Summer kicked off for real

Update: The Red Cross has notified us that they made a typo in the announcement regarding the blood drive. The drive at the P.A. Club...

Oak Bluffs: Don’t stop reading, kids

The summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, is tomorrow, June 21. What will we...

Oak Bluffs: Celebrate good fortune

“The heart of a father is an assemblage of all the tenderest sentiments of nature.” A quote from Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles, as found...

Oak Bluffs: How lucky are we

Statistics say that soon senior citizens will make up the majority of the population of the town. But not to worry. I was just...

Oak Bluffs: Fragrance of lilacs

If you read the Oak Bluffs column on May 23rd, you might have been puzzled as to why it seemed so full of Chilmark...

Oak Bluffs: Memories of Memorial Day

Now the fragrance of lilacs brings back memories throughout my yard. It was always an omen of Memorial Day approaching, and still brings the...

Oak Bluffs: A happy, laughing time

Well, there are only so many words you can use to describe rainy weather, and after the past few weeks, I have used them...

Oak Bluffs: Summer is almost here

We are slowly pushing toward the warmer weather, with many interruptions of rain and cold, but the spring bulbs bravely hang on to their...

Oak Bluffs: Spring cleaning

The town is bustling with yards being cleaned up from winter debris; even the beaches were cleaned last weekend. Buildings are being remodeled, painted,...

Oak Bluffs: Gio’s opens

Hopefully May will be a wee bit sunnier and drier than April was, because as of Monday, we had only 12 days of sun...

Oak Bluffs: Signs of spring

Our spring weather seems to be gaining over the cold winter as the warmth of the sun shines a bit longer each day, with...

Oak Bluffs: ‘Tis the season for politics

I would say that the departure of March was a tie between a lamb and a lion. We had a beautiful lamb-like day on...

Oak Bluffs: We are an Island after all

Islanders reacted with grief and immediate offers for help after the disastrous barn fire at Flat Point Farm in West Tisbury last Monday morning....

Oak Bluffs: Baseball, of course

Crowds gathered on Circuit Avenue on Thursday last, and it seemed as if everyone was there except the news photographers. No, it wasn’t a...

Oak Bluffs: Spring is on its way

March seems to have roared in like a lion. Once again we were lured outside over the weekend by a somewhat sunny Saturday, only...

Oak Bluffs: Less winter, more spring

Are you enjoying the longer daylight hours? Well, come this weekend it will last even longer, as we “spring” our clocks ahead early Sunday...

Oak Bluffs: Lion or lamb

We say goodbye to February, which, although the shortest month of the year, has brought us the greatest variety of weather of all the...