I’ve been thinking a lot about movies lately. Well, not movies actually, but going to the movies. Big difference.
I’ve been a delivery skipper since the late 1960s. I’m not a chicken on the water, but other people on boats scare me. I never know if that boat...
Friends say that now that I am older, I should no longer walk alone in the woods — even near Glimmerglass Pond in West Tisbury.
My favorite road on the Island is Middle Road. I love its hills and its lovely views. What I love the most is the view from Brookside Farm.
I had just reached into the bedroom closet. Looking back at me from the shoulder of a shirt on a hanger inside the closet was a snake.
A gaff-rigged boat named Vanity Still sails Nantucket Sound. Her sail scrubbed clean and white Spars varnished gleaming brown.
I grew up in Toronto, Canada. One day the fire trucks came to my house. It was every little boy’s dream. Well almost.
Maxine Kumin, the poet, died a little more than a year ago and left behind a collection of poetry that any of us can sit down and read.
My cat and I gained the same amount of weight this winter. It looks better on her, plus she doesn’t have to think about getting into a bathing suit.

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