Sit in a comfortable chair with your checkbook or credit card, get out your coffee, water or wine, and take note of my annual holiday wish list. Please do not forget the Island Food Pantry, Vineyard Vegan Society, Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard, Red Stocking Fund and Sandy Paws Rescue.

If you cannot donate money, donate time. Big Brothers of Martha’s Vineyard also needs many volunteers.

My own personal wishes are for world peace, I don’t think a check can cover that and a warm, loving forever home for every dog and cat. God bless us one and all.

Celebrating our packs and the anniversary of the death of the great wolf was the Wolfenoot Holiday, held annually on Nov. 23 since 2018. My favorite holiday.

There was a friendly, cuddly bunny missing near County Road in Oak Bluffs. It has brown fur, black-tipped ears and is named Nietzsche. Let me know if it was found.

Wes Stokes is doing pretty well and catching up on comedy reruns after his broken right foot.

Sarah Boynton has a new award-winning book out, Woodland Dance. It’s available through Amazon and Workman’s Press. Get it for yourselves or your little ones. It is a Canadian bestseller, too.

My American Legion post 257 on Martin Road is having a holiday bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 4, beginning at 9 a.m. Baked goods raffles, white elephants, crafts and gifts. I’ll see you there.

May I be condemned to a stalled car at Five Corners on Labor Day weekend for neglecting to inform you last week about the birthdays of JoAnn Walker and Roberta Ferrari Sckeckowski.

This week the birthday bandwagon pulls along my friend, mentor, and favorite cut-up, Martha Dunham. Many happy returns.