I thought I’d try to shed some light on the increasing tensions between hawks and doves by organizing a simple colloquy. A hawk on one side, a dove on the other, all within a safe environment. 

I approached a group of doves in a nearby park and asked for a volunteer. “What’s a colloquy?” they asked. “A simple get together where you can air your feelings regarding hawks,” I said. “We’re there,” they all said. “We’ve been wanting to vent about those guys for years.”

Wes Craven

Like many Vineyard regulars, writer Elizabeth Gates is wondering how we got here and where we're going.

Elizabeth Gates

I knew it was only a matter of time before my mother sent her first text message.

Julia Rappaport

So when you get the call, well, will you have the guts to go?

Wes Craven

Despite the sublime craziness of August on the Vineyard – craziness that is best left uncataloged lest the list of diversions itself cause early-onset late-August ennui – it is the moments of stillness that endure.

Paul Schneider

The Fireworks, Illumination —

How in heaven or tarnation

Does one find the time to spare

And still spend four days at the Fair?


Ahh, those summer gull friends.

Wes Craven