Thursday, October 1, 2020

West Tisbury

West Tisbury

The temperature has dropped and, with wind and rain, it feels like long pants and hot tea are called for.

West Tisbury

Hot pink, yellow, fire engine red, orange, purple, and lime green — all the colors dotting the fairgrounds, attracting everyone to "Come to the Fair.

West Tisbury

Computers elude me.

West Tisbury

Last time I saw him, Brian Mann irreverently quipped, "I guess God reads your column.

West Tisbury

The heat seems relentless as we head into the last week of July.

West Tisbury

News of the horrific fire that destroyed the Coast Guard boathouse in Menemsha Monday afternoon overwhelms everything and everyone.

West Tisbury

Hazy skies seem to hold in the heat and obscure the landscape as though a theatrical scrim was dropped over the island.

West Tisbury

The summer solstice, and with it the longest day of the year, has come and gone.

West Tisbury

I remember feeling very Bohemian and worldly, sitting in The Elms Inn drinking wine and eating escargots.

West Tisbury

Anyone driving through North Tisbury has no doubt been enchanted by Argie Humphreys' old orchard, now newly flower-filled.

West Tisbury

"Come and sit by Katherine C.

West Tisbury

I often feel that Mike and I could make another dog from the amount of fur we regularly brush off Tallulah and Murphy.

West Tisbury

What perfect days we have had lately.

West Tisbury

There was quite a crowd attending Beth Toomey's retirement party at the Ag Hall last Saturday night.

West Tisbury

Parents, grandparents, and children filled the field at Sunday's Easter egg hunt at the firehouse across from us.

West Tisbury

Three mildish days last week and everyone I know is up to their eyeballs in seed catalogues and garden plans. Green tips of daffodils are pushing just above the ground in a sunny spot...

West Tisbury

Tucked into crevices of tree bark, stonewalls, shingles, and wood piles, snow has remained un-melted as temperatures stayed below freezing all week. There is still ice underfoot in some places. Frozen drifts provide a...

West Tisbury

The first weekend of this new year was snowy, windy, and cold. Despite two solid days of snow, remarkably little has accumulated on the ground, only a couple of inches. The wood stove kept...