Houses Carry Stories in Every Room
Skip Finley
The home at 47 Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs is a house of many stories.
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Summer Job Leap Is the First Step of a Lifetime
Shirley Mayhew
As the summer of 1946 approached I began to think about getting a summer job.
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Eyewitness to the Collapse of a Country
Robert Skydell
The government of Nicaragua had launched a proxy war against its own people.
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Take a Pause in the Race to Enjoy the Moment
Rose Engler
I run. Running is hard. A mental challenge and a physical feat. It does not matter how far you go — 10 meters, 10 miles. Running is hard.
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At the Laundromat
By Jenny Allen, Illustrations by Mick Stevens

I don’t mind going to the laundromat. It’s surprisingly pleasant.

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Cooking for Love in All the Right Places
Arnie Reisman
For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, to make meals or reservations.
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Driving Away the New Car Blues
Eileen Maley
I was standing at the corner of the ticket office by the taxi stand, watching the ferry unload.
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Hiking the Past, Carrying a Heavy Weight
Joe Keenan
He was in his fifties by now, and after years of deliberation he decided it was time.
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Getting a Sense of the Great Outdoors
Adam Moore
I smelled adventure. To me, the scent of pine needles warming in the sun is the smell of adventure awaiting.
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Not Afraid to Embrace a Few Germs
Nancy Wood
I was with a group of people recently, mostly younger which is usually the case now that I have turned 90.
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