Wild geese stir in the early morning calm With a ripple of their wake. Far off, near the shore’s arm of dune that holds the pond, A kayak glides. —Margaret Howe Freydberg
Nancy Luce was born at home in West Tisbury on August 23, 1814. She is remembered as a bit of a loner. But a visit to her gravestone won’t reveal that. Today, her marble gravestone is decorated with chickens of all sizes and colors, although it’s unclear when or why the tradition started.

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Nature Conservancy

Last week I did one last run through of my family’s house on Sengekontacket Pond. I took in the view from my bedroom window, made sure the outdoor shower door was properly latched, ran my hand...