My friends Jamie and Barbara live in Farmington, Conn. Their power was out for a week after the recent storm. The temperature in their...

Language has power. In every culture the language the people developed described their world in ways that were recognizable to them, but...

Oscar Pease Vanity.

Vanity I saw you anchored In summer Just on the edge Outside the shoal Still shallow Off Shear Pen Pond Oscar in...

I’m back in Seattle’s fall but still dreaming of summer boat crossings. Every dream involves the drama of whether or not I will be able “...

November Blooms No doubt encouraged by the mild late fall weather, flowers are still blooming around the Island. Stray purple asters...

Calling Comcast: Service for All, Please Comcast reported another good quarter this month, announcing a 4.7 per cent increase in...

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A foundation of our very government has been volunteerism. I would consider it to be the opportunity of every citizen to participate in the...

As Kahlil Gibran reminds us in The Prophet, “Life and death are one, even as the river and sea are one.” But death is not often simple these days....

P.R. makes Martha’s Vineyard out to be a playground of the rich. My parents both were born here and my ancestors have been here since probably the...

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