Tag Archives: Edgartown

October License Plate Report

October is a boring month in the license plate game. A reliable nothing-burger. How reliable? Well, from 2012 through 2019 the only year anything new showed up in October was 2016: the sighting was Montana. Which makes this October even … Continue reading

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Walking for RBG

I got my first cell phone less than two years ago. During the 10 years that I spent a lot of time out in the woods on horseback, people were amazed — shocked, even — that not only did I … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two (More) Pens

Yesterday I went to see a man about a pen. Turned out to be two pens: it could have been more, but I restrained myself. If you know me, you know I’m a pen junkie. I have more fountain pens, … Continue reading

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April License Plate Report

A pretty spectacular month! The April scorecard: D.C., West Virginia, Nevada, New Mexico, Minnesota, Hawaii, Mississippi, and Missouri. West Virginia, Hawaii, or Mississippi! Any one of the three would be cause for celebration, but all three in one month? I … Continue reading

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June License Plate Report

Woo woo! June was the best month ever in recent memory for the license plate game: nine new sightings. Consulting maps back to 2011, I find a high of six and a low of three. Nine beats ’em all, and they … Continue reading

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Jury Duty

Ordinarily I arrange my day to suit myself. Being summonsed for jury duty means arranging it to suit someone else. Lately I’ve been writing first, then going for a walk with Travvy, then turning on the computer, answering email, and … Continue reading

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Town Lines

It just dawned on me that here it is only Wednesday and I’ve already been in five of the six island towns. This is unusual. West Tisbury is a no-brainer: I live in it. I do most of my grocery … Continue reading

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Dull Day

Warning: This post contains no photos. Nothing much happens in it either. And on top of that, it’s two days late. O brave ones, read on . . . Monday morning I awoke, as usual, a bit before six. Also … Continue reading

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This Hope Thing

Sorry for the prolonged silence. The jerk who schedules my jobs booked me for two “crashes” — that’s publishing lingo for super-rushes — both of which had to be done yesterday. The hardcopy proofread made it to the UPS Store … Continue reading

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Elizabeth in Edgartown

Here’s the “just the facts, ma’am” version. My slanted, skewed, and otherwise non-objective commentary follows. This Sunday, July 1, Elizabeth Warren, candidate for the U.S. Senate from our state, will be at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown to present … Continue reading

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