Arnie Reisman

Dewey Decimal System Points the Way
Within recent memory, West Tisbury, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Chilmark have all added event rooms to their libraries. Now Vineyard Haven hopes to do the same.
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Washashore Chronicles: A Parting Gift
I can see a headline now. SAYS YOU! Says Adieu!
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Happy Birthday, Mr. Loaf
The datebook wedged in my memory reminds me of a few friends and family members whose birthdays fall on these early fall days. There are also a few famous ones.
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A Serious Journey for a Funny Man
Back when I was in high school I discovered James Thurber, essayist, cartoonist, playwright, humorist, curmudgeon.
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Recovering Lost Dylan Tape Doesn't Compare to Being There
Fifty-eight years ago, on May 10, 1963, Bob Dylan performed a concert at Brandeis University in Waltham.
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Dear Editor, the Next Generation Is Calling
Leo Kamin is currently a senior at East High School in Denver, Colo.
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In Praise of the Paltry Parsnip
Before there was sugar, there were parsnips.
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Six More Weeks of Heresy
Groundhog Day, a day without reason.
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Life on Hold
The other day while I was on hold listening on speaker-phone to both sides of a Fifth Dimension album while trying to set up a new healthcare policy, my thoughts flitted back to Florence Krine.
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The Lost Art of Clown Painting
Thanks to technology, there are many more avenues for communication today.
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