Phyllis Meras

In Step With a Touch of Country Wisdom
So it is April at last. The daffodils are up, but not all in bloom yet.
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Learning to Grow Through the Arts and Through Creating, Underlies the Hinni School System

The driveways and barns and garages, the stairways and trees of the Whitney estate at West Chop have, for the past several years, been the scene of a new type of activity. A special project has been underway under the direction of Miss Kathleen Hinni of the Summer School of Creative Arts, and young people have been learning to grow through the arts.

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The Hard Knocks of Litter Detail
It all began with a paper cup.
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Where the Sheep and the Donkey Play
Brigitte Cornand, longtime deputy director of West Tisbury’s Dumptique, called recently from France, where she now lives, with New Year’s greetings for all her Vineyard friends.
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Gifts for All, Good Tidings for Vineyard
On Christmas Eve the sky was clear for Santa and for his reindeer.
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Duck, Duck, Dog, Cat and More; A Neighborhood Waddle About
It all began with a duck.
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Finding Gold in the Quiet Walk
Every cloud, it is said, has a silver lining. Finding it in this era of Covid is hardly easy. But every now and then there are glimmers of it.
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You Never Forget Those Childhood Walks
The pedestrian path under con struction around Sunset Lake in Oak Bluffs reminds me of my favorite walk of childhood summers.
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Spring Is No Fool's Game
Fond as I am of winter, spring comes next as a favorite season and the gleaming gold of daffodils is heralding its arrival here and there.
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