Although escargot was not served, somehow a snail found its way to a dinner party that I attended last weekend. The marauding mollusk crashed...
Some like it hot. The recent heat has gotten almost everyone down. Everyone, that is, except the cicadas. Hear them singing from the tree tops,...
Go deep. Not for a pass, but for a clam. Razor clams — those skinny, sleek clams of the coast — are down deep below the surface. They are able to...
There will be no puns, amusing bits or fun facts this week. Instead, a solemn warning and public service message to remind us all about the power...
“Oh, The Places You Will Go!” Dr. Seuss was prophetic (and likely his words and works always will be). I have been lucky to have been able to go...
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“With great power comes great responsibility.”
These lugs are nuts. You might be a bit crazy too if you spent almost your entire life in the mud. Most likely you have never seen a lugworm, but...
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West Chop has been invaded. It is not the Harley Riders, the East Chop militia, or a plague of locusts that is shattering the peace on the Island...
It was a Hail Mary pass. Last Thursday, the gods or goddesses of storms played a long shot, and took the opportunity to deliver a bit of ice in...
In our garden, it is ladies first. We are neither sexist nor old-fashioned, but are simply making entomological observations. Last week, we found...
It is absolutely not true that I am not a dog lover.  My favorite dogs in the woods, though, are the dogwoods, those flowering beauties whose...
Not a day late or a dollar short. It was almost two weeks ago a basking shark washed up on an Aquinnah beach. Somehow, I still feel compelled to...

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