Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Tisbury

Tisbury: We do have some foster parents — but not enough

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Heard on Main Street: You have three sizes of clothes in your closet — two of which you will never wear.  I had a wonderful birthday. It lasted about a week, and was special in...

Tisbury: March is Women’s History Month

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Heard on Main Street: Don't be yourself — be someone nicer. If you know that March is Women's History Month, you can appreciate why the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is honoring these film divas for March,...

Tisbury: New book about the Mayhew house

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Heard on Main Street: If you can't be kind, at least have the decency to be vague. Some of us are slow learners. Feb. 22 will always be Washington’s Birthday to me. I love knowing that...

Tisbury: Warmer than winter ought to be

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Heard on Main Street: If I were wrong, don’t you think I’d know? I hate to change my mind. I complained that I didn’t like the really cold weather, still true, but was also unhappy...

Tisbury: Think about it

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Heard on Main Street: I suppose February is just trying to prove itself the stormiest month of all. That is getting old fast. If it’s not slippery, it’s wet and messy. I also heard...

Tisbury: The best vegetable soup ever

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Heard on Main Street: Duct tape is like “the Force”; it has a light side and a dark side, and it holds the universe together. Hope you all survived our blizzard without damage. Has to...

Tisbury: We all need to support our library

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Heard on Main Street: COVID-19 makes you wonder about old sayings: “However good or bad a situation is, it will change.” We keep hoping, though. The Vineyard Haven library did reach the goal to build...

Tisbury: We are just so lucky

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Heard on Main Street: If your New Year’s resolution is already gone, try a new one. Make peace with your past so it won't mess up the present. Or you could try what my daughter...

Tisbury: Serving up Community Suppers

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Heard on Main Street: Why is a carrot more orange than an orange? Something that rarely happens in today’s world: We will celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday on his actual birthday. Our bit of snow last...

Tisbury: I love our Island libraries

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Heard on Main Street: You are too blessed to be stressed. I am sorry the Net Result will be closed until Jan. 27. They offer something special every day. My heart aches for so many people...

Tisbury: The time to reflect

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Heard on Main Street: Women and cats do as they please. Men and dogs should learn to live with it. You do know that is just a variation on one of the laws of nature....

Tisbury: A wonderful holiday treat

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Heard on Main Street: Sometimes understanding what a woman wants is difficult. It’s like trying to figure out what color the letter seven smells like. I hope you’ve enjoyed the terrific window displays on Main...

Tisbury: Never such a thing as enforcement

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Heard on Main Street: If you can't be kind, at least have the decency to be vague. Here’s a reminder that Sunday's holiday open house at the Tisbury Senior Center scheduled for this Sunday...

Tisbury: Those cold days

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Heard on Main Street: Perhaps you should take time to relax and enjoy the little things. Not sure what to think about this weather. It is 50 degrees one day and 30 the next. I...

Tisbury: Unusual holidays

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Heard on Main Street: Going to the ferry last Sunday, the 16-year-old noticed the snow in the air and said, “It isn’t supposed to be snowing yet.” Just a few years ago she’d have...

Tisbury: I’m quite proud of myself

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Heard on Main Street: A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good. The Louisa Gould Gallery invites you to their annual Holiday Small Wonders Show, offering new affordable artworks in...

Tisbury: Don’t take yourself too seriously

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Heard on Main Street: Don’t take yourself too seriously; no one else does. The Vineyard Haven library now welcomes visitors to the children’s room, though there is a time limit of 25 minutes and a...

Tisbury: Better to be safe when you can

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Heard on Main Street: Fly the flag. It’s Veterans Day. You’d never know it wasn’t still summer. Most weekends it is impossible to book any ferries. I don't remember these problems in the past. Although...

Tisbury: Red wine with chocolate bars

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Whether it comes from Hallmark or is heard on Main Street: It’s important to remember: white wine with candy corn and red wine with chocolate bars. Have you made your donation to support our library’s...

Tisbury: Booster shots

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I am sorry to hear Polly Renear died. She and Bob had been such good friends in so many ways. I first met Polly about 35 years ago when we moved back to the...