When I retired from teaching school in 1986 at the age of sixty, I thought I would be content to sit in my rocking chair on my porch, reading a good book every day.

Shirley Mayhew

With license plates from other states...


Linoleum-block prints and accompanying quatrains by West Tisbury artist and poet Daniel “D.A.W.”


For our anniversary issue, Alley Moore, the magazine’s art director since 2003, curates an “art show” to recognize many of the artists contributing to the Vineyard community.

The whimsical home and studio of artist and furniture maker Richard Dunbrack

Laura D. Roosevelt

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


The long arms of Martha’s Vineyard seem to reach across the globe.

Elaine Pace

The gloom of late winter is set aside as people head to Chilmark and come together over couches, curry, and a weekend of movies at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. In its tenth year, the fest has expanded to include a summer series and winter screenings.

Julia Rappaport