Lee Ellsworth, formerly of Coast Guard Station Menemsha, was in town for a visit a short while back. He caught up with dear old friends including Wayne Iacono and John Armstrong.

Larsen’s Fish Market has drawn the shades on 2019, their 50th season. Kristine, Betsy, Scott and the rest of the gang’s smiling faces will he missed until spring but that is fast approaching with each day that passes.

Bill Smith is recuperating after spinal fusion surgery. He’s out of the hospital and diligently doing the work expected of him at Spaulding Rehab. Please send him healing thoughts and well wishes through Kathy, Samantha or Katy. You can message him on Facebook too if you’re active out there on social media.

Jennifer Iacopino was in town for a visit and to be the go-to-gal overseeing the works at Cody and Jenna (Zechner) Coutinho’s wedding. After the memorable shindig wrapped up, Jenno caught up with dear childhood friends including Julie Flanders and Linda Coutinho for laughter, horse chores and long meandering walks.

Although they don’t rest their heads in Chilmark they are Menemsha regulars so I happily share the news that Becca and Nick Wilbur brought a baby girl into the world. She will be one of the rug rats pulling traps and catching crabs along Dutcher Dock in no time.

Sarah and Spider Andresen are proud grandparents once again. Tyler and Kelly (Keen) Andresen welcome child number two into the fray. Little boy, Casey Edward Andresen, was welcomed by his extended family and big sister Violet who recently turned two.

Mathea Morais is over the moon excited to share that her first book has been published and is in print ready for autographing and reading. There You Are will be celebrated with a fun and lively party this coming Saturday, Nov. 2 at Featherstone from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A great DJ, books for sale and signing, and tons of fun will be readily available. She invites you to wear your favorite band T-shirt or dress up as your favorite musical icon.

Body Snack. What is it? It’s a movement system designed to invigorate your body. Caitlin Cook is pleased to announce the first in a series of fun, energizing and centering workshops using her fabulous method. She was quietly sharing her technique periodically on Instagram but now takes it public. It’s a bit dance, a little like pilates, cardio, stretching and more. The six-class series will be $100 running from 9 to 10 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays starting Nov. 4 in the parish hall at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury. Give Caitlin a call at 917-376-9026 or pop in to the first class.

I’m hoping all your little ghouls, fairies, firefighters and goblins had a fabulous Halloween. Stay tuned for the details of the firefighters association party. As always, they hosted a great kick off to a night of frolic.