09.01.04

You know Farm Pond. 
It’s the one with the wooden 
sea serpent floating in the middle, just south of the sea wall 
in Oak Bluffs.

By Tom Dunlop

09.01.04

Two Oak Bluffs 
girls, friends since kindergarten, spend months at the crow hollow horse farm getting ready for the agricultural society horse show.

By Brooks Robards

09.01.04

From August 25, 1941, to May 10, 1942, Helen Duarte of Vineyard Haven worked as the Charles Lindbergh family cook at Seven Gates Farm in West Tisbury.

By Helen Willis Duarte

09.01.04

The French game of pétanque (or boules) was brought to the Vineyard in the early 1960s 
by Yvette and Max Eastman.

By Ellinor Mitchell

09.01.04

In Edgartown, a hotel for dogs and their human companions.

By Margaret Knight

09.01.04

I’ve been having an affair for more than a year, but it’s over now. At least I think it’s over. It’s kind of hard to tell.

By Laura D. Roosevelt

09.01.04

What’s the most memorable encounter you’ve ever had with an Island critter?

By Max Hart

09.01.04

I entered the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby and fished every day and night for three weeks.

By Barry Stringfellow

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Did You Ever Go Scalloping on a Cold, Cold Day?

It is 6:30 a.m. and twenty-two degrees as we get ready to head into Lagoon 
Pond in an open boat one December 
day.

Halloween at the 
Hardware Store

Craving a nice set of devil’s horns?

My Gym Boyfriend

I’ve been having an affair for more than a year, but it’s over now. At least I think it’s over. It’s kind of hard to tell.

Gina Burn's Bed and Biscuit

In Edgartown, a hotel for dogs and their human companions.

Fish Tales: Barry's Fish Story

I entered the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby and fished every day and night for three weeks.

1 Question + 6 Answers

What’s the most memorable encounter you’ve ever had with an Island critter?

How I Got Here: Helen Willis Duarte

From August 25, 1941, to May 10, 1942, Helen Duarte of Vineyard Haven worked as the Charles Lindbergh family cook at Seven Gates Farm in West Tisbury.

It's Showtime for Two Barn Rats

Two Oak Bluffs 
girls, friends since kindergarten, spend months at the crow hollow horse farm getting ready for the agricultural society horse show.

Birds of a Very Different Feather

In March 1932, the last heath hen in the world was seen for the last time on Martha’s Vineyard.

The Dinner Party

On the Vineyard, having dinner with friends is especially important during the long winter months.

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