“And now, here they are: the beetles!” (Insert soundtrack of hysterical screams.) Don’t faint, and don’t expect to see Paul, Ringo, George, and...
I nominate cranberries for the best supporting role in a holiday dinner. Where would Thanksgiving be without them? Even if they are not the main...
We all have baggage. For some, it is plastic, but for others only paper or cloth will do. Those in the latter group must have appreciated...
It is a great story, one that has everything: conceit, vanity, envy, brutality, monsters, and family deception. There is a bright side, though, and...
There is something in the woods creepier than the ghosts, goblins, and witches that have been wandering around our neighborhoods. This creeper...
At night I see stars and by day see horses. Felix Neck (and the Vineyard, by extension) is a good place to be. It is not that the stars shine...
marbled orb spider
There are some things that I would expect a youngster to bring home from preschool. Among these would be drawings to hang up on the fridge, simple...
Chloris is having her last hurrah and it is quite a party. No, Chloris is not a bride-to-be during the busy fall Vineyard wedding season having...
goldenrod
Don’t spare the rod. While I am not an advocate of corporal punishment, I am an admirer of the plentiful goldenrod blooming all over the Island...

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