Fisher-people prop their polesIn sturdy holders, sunk in holes,Which leaves their fingers somewhat freerTo wrestle with their cans of beer.
One evening not long ago I discovered that my phone can take time-lapse movies. Now, I’m sure everyone with the ubiquitous phone that we all apparently can’t live without has known about this feature for a long time. But I don’t take a lot of photographs, so it was new to me. I happened to be out watching the sun go down over the water at the time, so I propped the phone on a nearby stone and set it to record the final moments of a hot summer day and the arrival of night.
Chef Chris Fischer gets back to the basics.
You wouldn’t know it from a trip through Five Corners in Vineyard Haven, or the Triangle in Edgartown, but most Americans don’t take the time off they deserve. It’s not just hard-working laborers who are not permitted paid vacations by their Scroogian overlords, either, though that’s a huge problem and injustice: one in four Americans does not get a single paid vacation day. According to the U.S. Travel Association, an industry group, Americans don’t take advantage of 429 million paid vacation days every year.
It is becoming harder to pass the salt. Who is available to pass it?