On the Fourth of July seven years ago, my life changed.

Nicki Miller

Last year I went to war with a red-winged blackbird along Edgartown Bay Road at Katama.

Tom Dunlop

In 1962, this tiny tree was an easy jump for Sarah Mayhew. Now what started as a live Christmas tree is a huge blue spruce in West Tisbury.

Shirley Mayhew

With the familiar bump of the ferry settling into the dock, I gathered my bags and started down the ramp. The cool night air hit my cheeks and nose all at once, and I breathed in the saltiness.

Julia Rappaport

Two years ago we ran an extensive report on the Norton Point opening, including incredible tales of people driving across the barrier beach shortly before the breach – but none as close to when it actually occurred as Tom Sullivan’s, which he posted on our website.

Nicki Miller

A Main Street window smeared    with soapInflates a shopper’s heart with hope:What summer joys will it provideOnce browsing is allowed inside? 


Twenty-five years ago my husband, David, and I pooled our resources with my folks and owned a second home in the Katama area of Edgartown.

Marcia Lynne Gabriel

In 1972, my parents divorced after twenty-two years of marriage, and my mother became a peony thief.

Laura D. Roosevelt