Asparagus is one food beginning with the letter "a" that has a penchant for passion. Avocados are another amorous “a” known to have aphrodisiac...
The roots of my obsession (and affection) include turnips, parsnips and rutabagas. These ground-growing goodies will provide the last of the local...
This visitor was of the animal variety, specifically a tortoise, but clearly not one native to the Island. In fact, its homeland couldn’t have been...
For bats and other nocturnal animals, nighttime is the nicest time. These animals prefer not to see the light of day, and have adaptations that make...
“Open wide and say ahh!” This is one fish that would be a dentist’s dream. It wasn’t a dentist who found a dead basking shark at Menemsha Beach last...
There are many ways to view the very cold and snowy winter we have been having.
The vegetation on Martha’s Vineyard has changed dramatically over time, yet it has also shown remarkable consistency. How can both of these...
A bottle tree is not something botanical you might find at the Polly Hill Arboretum, or in any of our Island woodlands for that matter.
The size of your log really does matter. The biggest and hardest log is most coveted for the traditional holiday Yule log. Its purpose was to provide...

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