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Deer Season

Deer season began this past Monday. We used to call it “deer week,” but now it runs two weeks, no hunting on Sunday. Deer season actually began on October 21 and continues through the last day of the year. Archers … Continue reading

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Girl’s Night Out

In the heyday of Wintertide Coffeehouse, roughly the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, Martha’s Vineyard was a stop on the singer-songwriter circuit. I got to hear some wonderful folk and blues performers without leaving home, and I got to hear them … Continue reading

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MV on FB Update

When I’d been on Facebook a year, I blogged about it. This seems to be a universal truth: If you blog and if you use social media, sooner or later you will blog about social media. I was a late … Continue reading

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Whacked by an Owl

I got home from writers’ group a little after nine last night. The downstairs outside light was on, but both the deck and the apartment were dark. Getting out of the car, I couldn’t see Travvy but I knew he … Continue reading

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February Snow

You’ve probably heard that a major winter storm hit the U.S. Northeast in the last couple of days. Unlike some storms in recent years, this one pretty much lived up to the hype, but c’mon — Nemo? Who came up … Continue reading

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MV Stuff 4 Sale

Last February, having been on Facebook for just over a year, I blogged about why I liked it. I listed four Vineyard-specific things I liked. One of them was MV Stuff 4 Sale. Kim Hilliard, massage therapist and musician, had … Continue reading

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My Lord, What a Morning!

I’m stealing the title of my 2008 post-election blog. This morning is even better. In 2008 I went to bed before the results were all in. Around 5:45 a.m. I woke up. From my election day blog: 5:45 a.m., November … Continue reading

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SJS 4 MVC on FB

My campaign for the MVC is now legit: it’s got its own Facebook page. Travvy is my campaign manager. If you’re not on Facebook, you probably can’t see it (if you aren’t but you can, let me know!). Here’s what … Continue reading

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Nothing Happening

A while back (was it already a month ago??), I expressed some reservations about “laureation,” specifically the proliferation of poets laureate on Martha’s Vineyard. Lee Mccormack had just given his inaugural reading as Martha’s Vineyard’s first poet laureate. Lee is … Continue reading

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Laureation

I hoped I’d made that word up, but no such luck: poets can be laureated, making them poets laureate, and the act of doing so is laureation. The dictionary says so. Laureation, specifically the laureation of poets, is enjoying a … Continue reading

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