Gaining a New Perspective on Annual Cottagers Tour

The popular Cottagers Annual House Tour, which had taken a sabbatical due to the pandemic, is back and enchanting as ever. This year’s event takes place on Thursday, July 18 (rain or shine) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Sailing Into the Past and Future

While eyeing the cold winter water from several stories up on an Island ferry, my thoughts wandered as I looked out on the frigid expanse of the Sound.

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Rehabbing Through Life Takes Many Forms

I have spent most of my adult life rehabbing. Not from drugs or alcohol, but from participating in sports.

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The Days of Have Thumb Will Travel

Hitchhiking was once a preferred mode of transportation on Martha’s Vineyard.

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The Call of the Ink Never Leaves

Writing for a newspaper — having your words and name appear in print — provides a special kind of thrill not easily matched.

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Dancing Through the Decades, Island Style

For as long as I can remember, I have loved to dance — singing, too, but a little off-key.

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The Wonder of a Vineyard Summer

Long before Cedar Tree Neck became the magnificent conservation area that it is today, it was a tucked-away refuge for summer visitors.

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Stories of Life Are What Sustain Us

The past 21 months have brought the kind of unwelcome news that shows one the universe has been knocked out of kilter.

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A Squirrel Named Willie

My last family vacation to the Vineyard with my parents before I moved out on my own was complicated by the need to make a difficult decision.

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A Return to Roland Garros

A few weeks ago I attended the French Open in Paris.

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