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...
Lichens don’t seem to agonize over the question of whether to be or not to be. Living innocuously on many surfaces, they lack the drama, dreams and...
Our holiday bird is making its last stand. Long after the leftovers are gone, one turkey part still remains in my kitchen; a drying wishbone awaits...
Friday morning is for pie. Though tradition has it that there are seven deadly sins, there are some sins that are more forgivable than others. This...
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? Baseball legend Satchel Paige had this and a bunch of other elusive responses when asked...
Pluto was not the only planet to get a demotion. We know that Pluto, formerly known as a planet, was downgraded in status to “dwarf planet” in 2006...

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