Lungs tight from kicking up sawdust on a newly cleared trail, I searched my backpack for my inhaler. Weariness was written on my friends’ faces too. A dusty, panting dog lay in front of us, his head turning slowly to drink from a bowl of water. We had been hiking for sixteen miles – a journey that began halfway across the Island at Katama Point Preserve.

Alison L. Mead

I first met Albert back in the eighties. My then-future wife rented his house in Edgartown one summer and I used to bump into him from time to time. Albert was a little rough around the edges and a bit of a free thinker, but basically a straight-up guy.

Geoff Currier

One that Got Away: Hunting season has passed, yet this deer shows its white tail in alarm, caught in flight on a February morning at daybreak.

Geoff Currier

You might want to think twice about where you put that coffee table.

Geoff Currier

Asking how to brew beer is sort of like asking how to build a house.

Geoff Currier

Rule number one: Never leave bait in your tackle box over the winter.

Geoff Currier

As great as it is to be naked outside, that probably should be kept between you and nature. Some people want to be totally enclosed. Others want at least a glimpse of the landscape.

Geoff Currier

A few months ago, I went to a meditation group that meets regularly in the basement of the Howes House in West Tisbury...

Geoff Currier

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