Tag Archives: Adrienne Rich

3 Quotes, 3 Days: Day 3

It’s actually Day 4 because somehow I missed Day 3, but here goes anyway. It’s International Women’s Day, after all, and I just saw Suffragette at the Vineyard Haven library. For more about the 3 Quotes, 3 Days challenge, see Day … Continue reading

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Dear Senator Warren

Dear Senator Warren: A lot of people I know want you to run for president. I don’t. I really hope you won’t. The bottom-line reason is that you’re too valuable a U.S. senator to be wasted on the White House. … Continue reading

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I took this photo almost a year ago. The winged sumac was getting redder and bolder and I was looking forward to getting another shot. Monday morning I met a young guy with a brush cutter at just this spot. … Continue reading

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The Year That Was: Everything Else

There was much more to my 2012 than politics. How do politics and “everything else” fit together? Here’s hoping 2013 offers some clues. Travvy Trav and I took several trips off-island, including four for Rally Obedience trials and one for … Continue reading

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Big Houses, Again

Big Houses are on the agenda again. For a good account of the issues and various perspectives on them, see the Vineyard Gazette‘s November 21 story “Commission’s Role in Big Houses Debated.” The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) is considering revisions … Continue reading

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