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Father’s Fruitful Legacy Plants Seeds of Self Esteem
A Christmas story by the late Dorothy West, an Oak Bluffs writer and last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance.
7:03 am, December 25, 2013
Gifts for All, Good Tidings for Island
In the annual Gazette Christmas poem Santa finds something in his sack for almost everyone. Reindeer sightings reported in Menemsha.
11:22 am, December 24, 2013
A Pause Before Christmas Enables Spirit to Flourish
Rev. Cathlin Baker
When we embark on our Advent pilgrimage we are heading toward Christmas, a familiar destination. But the patterns and traditions of Christmases past...
4:02 pm, December 19, 2013
Ghosts of the Past Walk on Four Legs
My daughter wants a pet for Christmas. Pickle (aka Eirene) is five years old and has high hopes. She talks of ponies and large dogs, malamutes,...
1:29 pm, December 19, 2013
Finding Hope in Return to South Africa
Revisiting Johannesburg, South Africa, 50 years after graduating from Witwatersrand (Wits) University, author and photographer Alan Brigish found...
1:52 pm, December 12, 2013
Talking Turkey With Family Goes Down Easier With Outside Help
Susanna J. Sturgis
This is the season for gathering with family and friends, exchanging gifts, attending concerts and worship services and sitting down together for a...
1:48 pm, December 12, 2013
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When Gates Were to Keep Sheep Safe; Quenames Walk Lingers
Last Sunday, after a quick pit stop at Chilmark Chocolates, I went on a long walk at Quenames, organized by the Vineyard Conservation Society and led...
1:46 pm, December 12, 2013
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Going Nutty for Christmas Parade
"Guess what? Guess what?” Phil McAndrews, owner of Offshore Ale, shouted from the upstairs office. Phil is a tall, wiry man. He power-walked...
1:21 pm, December 12, 2013
Steve and Claudia Ewing
Like the Wizard of Oz She’s the Ferry Godmother Magically making Boats to appear Reserving and serving All of the Island Healing and dealing With...
4:17 pm, December 5, 2013
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