Who knew?  Bamboo shoots, those Asian culinary delicacies, are really the beginnings of the bamboo plants, the culms (new growth) that...

wren.

There is an idiom we are all familiar with: eating crow. I was curious as to the derivation of such an unusual phrase. Wikipedia suggests the exact...

RIP

By LYNNE IRONS

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Oct. 23 65 46 .00 Oct. 24 61 46 .00 Oct. 25 65 55 1.11 Oct. 26 62...

Sunrise Sunset Fri., Oct. 30 7:10 5:39 Sat., Oct. 31 7:12 5:38 Sun., Nov. 1 6:13 4:36 Mon., Nov. 2 6:14 4:35 Tues., Nov. 3 6:15 4:34...

drawing

By LYNNE IRONS

nuthatch

Wow, I can’t remember such a colorful fall. The bright birds may have gone south, but the vegetation is filling in for the missing hues. The riot...

The most notable thing in season right now is the flu. Pandemic pandemonium has set in, and many people are reaching for the antibacterials....

winners.

He won again. William A. Pate of West Tisbury, who spends his summers working at Cutler Bike Shop in Edgartown and his winters working as...

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