Phyllis Meras

Stories of Long Ago Set Sail for a Memorable Journey
Rushing to catch a boat the other day, I failed to stop to pick up a newspaper to read on the way to Woods Hole.
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Gifts for All, Good Tidings for the Vineyard
’Twas Christmas Eve and Santa Claus was readying for his trip around the world by reindeer sleigh — not elegant cruise ship.
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Like Dry Leaves In the Wind, Autumn Is on the Wane
I liked turning 90 a year and a half ago. I was given a party overlooking Chilmark Pond by friend Mary Jane Pease.
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Turning Back Time to Revisit Travels in Eastern Europe
The death of former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev took me back to my travels to several Eastern European countries that he helped liberate from Communist rule.
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Seasonal Fragrance Is Powerful Path to the Past
Now is the time of year to be indulging in floral scents.
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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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