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Edgartown: M.V. Atlas of Life

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And just like that, it’s August, the month that has the reputation of being the harder of the two summer months here on the Island. Island folks have long held the opinion that August...

Edgartown: Have a great week

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Another week, another column. Am I running out of clever stories and updates to write about? Yes. Am I writing anyay? Also yes. But thankfully, I’ve remembered some things for this week’s column that...

Edgartown: Endless outdoor activities

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I guess it is officially summer for me. I have completely lost track of what day it is. And as such, I’m writing this week’s column late on Monday, well past my deadline. It...

Edgartown: Follow your dreams

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Are you a risk taker in life, or do you go the safe route? Do you follow your dreams and take chances, having faith that you will land on your feet with a positive...

Edgartown: White rabbit, white rabbit

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White rabbit, white rabbit. I’m sitting down to write this week on July 1st. I remember when I was younger, the Fourth of July seemed like the middle of summer. Now it seems to...

Edgartown: Summer has officially arrived

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Summer has officially arrived. The calendar made it official last week. Mother Nature has brought hot and humid temps our way. The last day of school was Monday. We can breathe for a couple...

Edgartown: The bell will ring

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As I write this, I find myself heading into a three-day weekend without anything to do. Well, that’s not exactly true. I have report cards to write, and always work to do around the...

Edgartown: Wrapped in rainbows

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I’m writing this column from my gingerbread cottage porch, listening to the rain trickle as the hoots and hollers ring out from the Tabernacle. Graduation has returned to the Tabernacle for the first time...

Edgartown: Honoring the late Herb Foster

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Well, remember last week when I wrote that I should have been in D.C. with the eighth grade? Turns out, I spent most of the week in bed instead. Try as I did, with...

Edgartown: Timing is everything

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By the time you read this, I should be firmly ensconced in D.C. with our fantastic eighth graders and amazing group of chaperones, if I’m not still sidelined by COVID. Yup, I finally got...

Edgartown: Congratulations, K-Faye

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I hope everyone is ready, because like it or not, Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and based on last Friday when I walked through Oak Bluffs to get off this rock, the people...

Edgartown: 20 on the 20th

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I can’t believe that we are already in the third week of May. I’m thinking that the gray, windy weather is playing games with me, but it still feels more like March to me....

Edgartown: Little bits of normalcy

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The calendar says mid-May. I know it does. But this weather? It has winter written all over it. What is with this wind and chill in the air? It’s got me all mixed up...

Edgartown: What a welcome gift

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Hooray, hooray, the first of May. I’m sitting down to start this week’s column after an incredibly warm and beautiful first day of May. I’ve been duped into believing that sunny mornings meant warm...

Edgartown: Is it just me?

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I can’t believe April is coming to an end. The past few months have gone by so fast. This spring feels like it has a heaviness to it. Is it just me? I’m not...

Edgartown: I took last week off from work

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I stared at my computer last night, trying to write a column, until I fell asleep. I’m all off kilter these days. I took last week off from work to rest up, cry, and...

Edgartown: That small-town bond

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Thank you to everyone for your kind words about my column last week, and about my dad in general. It’s times like this when living in a small, close-knit community is wonderful. While there...

Edgartown: I miss my daddy

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I’m afraid I cannot offer up a typical Edgartown column this week. I have neither the words nor the gumption to write a regular column. If you will indulge me this week, I’d be...

Edgartown: Sunshine will win out

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Isn’t it wonderful to see flowers popping up everywhere? Snowdrops and crocuses are flowering all over, and tulips and daffodils are getting ready to pop. And yet tonight, my dearest husband tells me, we...

Edgartown: Why yes, I did take an outside shower today

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It’s Sunday, and it's officially spring. Today was a pretty nice day, and my amazingly wonderful and supportive husband, Don, and I spent the day doing some work around Pop’s yard. Then, after a...