My passion for live theatre is now on hold. The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, where I serve as board chair, remains dark in these dark times.
Earlier this week I listened to three former American Presidents eulogize John Lewis.
In May 2018, I saw a documentary called Paper Lanterns. It tells the story of Shigeaki Mori’s research to identify 12 American soldiers who had died...
Back in early March, my two boys, Owen and Rye, were doing the typical sibling stuff. You know, sharing backseat snacks and squabbling over whose...
On August 2, 1970, I boarded a Pan American passenger jet with over 100 other combat troops. We were waiting for takeoff from Danang airbase, Vietnam.
I liked to read a lot as a child, my specialty being books about animals, who of course died on the way to a tear-filled ending.
This is a template, not a recipe, as some of the ingredients are hard to come by.
Let me begin by welcoming everyone here today and a deep-hearted welcome and thank you to those that contributed to this year’s unprecedented...
Thomas Dresser, in his new book The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard, explores the dream of coming to the Island.
Generations of bigotry / Racist claws ensnarl / Those infectious thoughts / Rooted deeply in the soil
Discovering an engorged tick on your body while taking a shower is the Vineyard version of the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.
Early this year, just before the dark ages began, I was at the Dumptique looking for a picture frame for my “clown on black velvet” masterpiece.

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