Tag Archives: Hurricane Bob

Another No-Name Blows By

A formidable northeaster blew through earlier this week. I’m pretty sure it’s passed because the leaves are barely rustling and there’s enough sunlight to cast shadows on the road. But it was a big one. When I went to bed … Continue reading

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Henri, Meet Uncle Bob

As I write, we’re on the fringes of Tropical Storm Henri. The wind is blowing, there’s been some rain, but so far, so good. The electricity flickered a couple of times before 7 but I went ahead and made the … Continue reading

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Sandy Passes On

Not being a TV watcher, I didn’t know if Sandy was a boy or a girl. Was Sandy short for Alexander or Alexandra, or was this Sandy named for his or her red hair? Yesterday was Sandy Day. Schools were … Continue reading

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In Irene’s Wake

Martha’s Vineyard got off easy. The wind blew hard for hours and hours. Some trees fell. Some trees fell on power lines, but NStar, the electric company, was on the ball, cutting power before fires could get started. My power … Continue reading

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If you’ve lived in a place for a while, you have a pretty good idea what its weather looks like. On Martha’s Vineyard you can count on summers being very warm and often humid, with some crystal-clear sunny days and … Continue reading

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