Love in the Time of Covid

All silently the space of love transformed, Congealed into a frame one could not enter.

Rigging and Writing Aboard the Shenandoah

Stepping aboard a tall ship for the first time, a person cannot help but wonder and be amazed at the myriad lines.

Defiant Alliance

As another black history month comes to an end, I think about what it has meant, and will continue to mean moving forward.

My Mother Was Uncounted

As I listen to the morning news reporting the upcoming milestone of 500,000 dead in the U.S. from Covid-19, I think of my mother.

Snow Almanac

Eureka. Last week, we had more snow days. I could follow deer and rabbit tracks in the snow. I could crunch through fields of snow. I was delighted.

These Locks Were Made for Growing

Upon a Christmas of certainly another lifetime, the man who had time-shared my wife with me exercised his option.

In Praise of the Paltry Parsnip

Before there was sugar, there were parsnips.

Powerful Connections to Island Life

The recent election of U.S. Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock reminds us that seven of America’s 11 black senators have strong ties to the Vineyard.

Walking the King's Highway on a Wintry Day

At last, on Monday snow fell up- Island, enough to cover fields and roofs and stone walls.

Vineyard Transit Authority Is Energized for a New Day

The year 2020 was a year unlike anything any of us have ever experienced before; we said that often.