Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Edgartown

Edgartown: Annual Brunch Run/Walk

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As people continue to travel to our tiny isle for weekend adventures, we ventured the other direction this week and headed to UMass Amherst for a few days. While I despised college my freshman...

Edgartown: Singin’ in the Rain

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Do you ever get stuck in the feeling like you really need a change, but not sure what to change? I’m there right now. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you can buy some new clothes...

Edgartown: September in simpler times

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Do you remember the days, years ago, when Labor Day came to the Vineyard and it was like flipping a switch? Everyone would leave our little Island by Labor Day weekend and the next...

Edgartown: Shoulder season

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Happy September. It’s like a switch flipped Saturday night and the weather became September weather overnight. I’m not really complaining. I struggle with the oppressive heat and humidity like we had last week. And...

Edgartown: Film festival and regatta

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August is winding down and summer, as we know it, is coming to a close. Didn’t it just start or is that my imagination? Actually, this summer has gone by at a moderate pace...

Edgartown: Dedication ceremony at school

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Wow! There are a lot of people on this little Island this week. Crazy busy. I won’t say I’ve never seen it like this because there have been a few other times that things...

Edgartown: The Farm Institute

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Here it is, August 2021, 18 months or so since everything shut down because of COVID-19 and, once again, numbers are going up and businesses are closing. Part of me is shaking my head...

Edgartown: Broadway in the Park

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As I sit down to write this today, Sunday, it has been a worrisome day, with news of a significant traffic accident earlier but no details yet. This follows an accident at Norton Point...

Edgartown: Patience in the summer

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We are in the last week of July. How did that happen? It has gone so quickly. I’ve been working a lot, with summer school in the mornings and working security in the M.V....

Edgartown: Yacht Club races and summer soiree

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We are at the halfway mark of July. How are you holding up? I could do with some dry, sunny days. I feel like everything is getting musty and moldy, including me. But we...

Edgartown: Propane for PTA

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This is truly one weird summer. The weather is all over the place, though sunshine has been at a minimum these days. Sometimes we go somewhere and the crowds are a nightmare. But then...

Edgartown: When in Rome…

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Well, the holiday weekend was a bit of a washout, wasn’t it? Just like Memorial Day weekend, the 4th of July brought us cold, wind, and rains. I hope that it proved good for...

Edgartown: Self-guided tours

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My, oh my. It already feels like July or August. The heat. The humidity. The people. The traffic. I don’t remember June being quite this busy in the past. It makes me worry that...

Edgartown: Outdoor activities

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I’m feeling a bit of writer’s block this morning as I sit down to write. That’s not good. I think it’s because I’m on the cusp of vacation and I’ve got some brain cells...

Edgartown: Reading to a stuffed animal

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I’m sitting down to write this on Sunday evening. Ironically, Sunday is supposed to be the “beginning” of the week, but tonight it feels like the end of a very long week. It was...

Edgartown: Being grateful

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Some days I am completely overwhelmed with being grateful. Today was one of those days. Mind you, I always try to be grateful but some days are harder than others to maintain that perspective....

Edgartown: Drive-in movies

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What a difference a week makes. Last Sunday I was sitting on the beach with Amelia and some friends, melting in 80-degree heat and swimming several times to beat the heat. This week I’m...

Edgartown: M.V. Garden Club

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This weekend was a mix of emotions. We ventured to Natick to lay our Mimi to rest next to my father-in-law, John Casey, on Saturday in a very short but sweet service. It brought...

Edgartown: Photo contest and bike safety

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This weekend was such a gift weather-wise, wasn’t it? My goodness — the sun, the warmth, the fragrance of lilacs in the air. Oh my, it filled my soul with joy and happiness. I’ve...

Edgartown: Crescendo Performing Arts

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Today, Sunday, was such a beautiful sunny day, at least until late afternoon. We uncovered the comfy chairs on the back deck and spent the morning in the sunshine. Good coffee in the warm...