04.01.10

I came across this advice at an online discussion group for dealing with a pet that has been skunked: “Take several ounces of tomato juice...add vodka...drink.”

By Geoff Currier

04.01.10

It was raining hard, with not a hint of a breeze. The air was hot and heavy, feeling tropical and clammy as it settled on my skin.

By Lorraine St. Pierre

04.01.10

“Dahlias really make me sick!” Could the etiquette author, known for her Edgartown garden of shoulder-high dahlias, really have written these words? Even Emily Post couldn’t make the Vineyard’s weather behave.

By Susan Catling

04.01.10

“Even trees do not die without a groan.” – Henry David Thoreau.

By Karla Araujo

04.01.10

Pierre Guérin suggests pairing chef Scott Ehrlich’s gazpacho with a summery white wine or rosé.

By Scott Ehrlich

04.01.10

A West Tisbury couple rebounds and rebuilds after fire destroys their retirement home.

By Anne McCarthy Strauss

04.01.10

I grew up in an old carriage house in an historic part of Marshfield. I remember as a child thinking back to what it must have been like with carriages in the rooms – like a car dealership with vehicles indoors.

By Nicki Miller

04.01.10

Hammers bang and paint cans dangle;Ladders lean at every angle;Homes improve as decades pass...Which can’t be said for us, alas.

By D.A.W.

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Quality Over Quantity

What happens when big dreams meet conservation commission realities.

From the Editor

I grew up in an old carriage house in an historic part of Marshfield. I remember as a child thinking back to what it must have been like with carriages in the rooms – like a car dealership with vehicles indoors.

The Sweet Life Café’s White Gazpacho

Pierre Guérin suggests pairing chef Scott Ehrlich’s gazpacho with a summery white wine or rosé.

Susan Guérin’s Fruited Chicken Tagine

Susan adapted this recipe from Sheila Lukins All Around the World Cookbook (Workman Publishing Company, 1994).

After the Fire

A West Tisbury couple rebounds and rebuilds after fire destroys their retirement home.

Harmony on the Plains

Professional gardener Peggy Schwier addresses the challenges of designing a property responsibly within the Vineyard landscape.

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