Tomorrow’s History: 175 Years of the Vineyard Gazette opens at the Martha's Vineyard Museum this weekend. It tells the continuing story of a community newspaper that began in 1846.
4:06 pm, July 22, 2021
I try to be present - in the now - but I find myself preferring the lead-ins and the lead-outs rather than the main acts.
4:06 pm, July 22, 2021
Just the right beach weather this week. Not too sunny but warm and welcoming.
4:02 pm, July 22, 2021
Known simply as Esther / A runaway slave in 1743 / Sought to be free / By riding the “freedom train” / Where fantasy meets reality / Of a Harriet Tubman dream.
3:59 pm, July 22, 2021
The narrator of Fred Waitzkin’s new novel Strange Love had an experience that’s all too familiar to many writers: he peaked early.
3:57 pm, July 22, 2021
The pedestrian path under con struction around Sunset Lake in Oak Bluffs reminds me of my favorite walk of childhood summers.
3:55 pm, July 22, 2021
As a heat dome persists over the American West, an untamable wildfire rages over southern Oregon and record hot temperatures and water shortages make life in the West difficult, floods in much of Europe — Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, parts of England and now China — have also had a devastating effect.
3:53 pm, July 22, 2021
People can speak for themselves but the land cannot talk. In 2020 I wrote a book, In Praise of Protected Lands And Special Places On Martha’s Vineyard, to speak for the land.
3:51 pm, July 22, 2021
I am writing to say a big thank you to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) for approving the synthetic turf field project for the high school athletic field.
3:50 pm, July 22, 2021

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