This is one that I can really sink my teeth into! It has all the elements of a great story — an unusual find, a link to the past, a creature of epic...
Now I know better. Throughout my childhood, I only recognized cranberries as that deep red gelatinous blob that came out of a can on Thanksgiving Day...
Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau might have been onto something when he defined happiness as “a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion...
Why write about pinkletinks — also known as spring peepers everywhere but the Vineyard — at this time of the year? We are all preparing for winter by...
Woolly bear caterpillar
The Old Farmer’s Almanac, which claims its forecasts are 80 per cent accurate, predicts that our winter weather will be colder and drier this year,...
centipeded
Ladies, hike those skirts up!That might just be the only way to avoid tangling with the house centipede high-tailing it for the shelter under your...
cedar berries
Dick Jennings has a reason to be blue. His beloved red cedar trees on Cape Pogue are bare of blue berries. Naked, scaly branches offer no lunch for...
What’s up tonight? The answer is definitely Jupiter throughout October. Have you noticed the solar system’s largest planet in the night sky this...
Go Purple! Whether on the field with the cheering crowds and uniformed players, or in the high grass with late blooming flowers, you are likely to...

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