Tag Archives: license plates

Keeping My Distance While Going Out

My usual habit is to gang my errands so I spend as little time as possible driving back and forth between West Tisbury and Vineyard Haven, West Tisbury and Oak Bluffs. (My treks to Edgartown and Chilmark are almost entirely … Continue reading

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February License Plate Report

After a strong January, February is often so-so, but not this year. Sure, 6 is a lot less than 25, but what do you expect when the game starts from zero every January 1? And will you take a look … Continue reading

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January License Plate Report

January is the best month in the license plate game. In a good January, I spot half the states, and that’s what I got in the first month of 2020: 25. I like to think I would have hit 25 … Continue reading

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Year-End License Plate Report 2019

You probably surmised from the lack of a November license plate post that there was nothing new to report. There wasn’t. December was a bust as well, not surprisingly, so the map looks just like it did at the end … Continue reading

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October License Plate Report

In the license plate game, no news isn’t good news, it’s just no news. Which is to say that you probably guessed from the extreme lateness of this report that there were no new sightings in October. I did cruise … Continue reading

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September License Plate Report

This report is late because there’s nothing to report except that there’s nothing to report. No sightings in September. This is not unusual. After August, the pickins get very slim in the license plate game. However, since one year I … Continue reading

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August License Plate Report

Late, late, late — it’s the 12th of September already and I’m just now getting around to the August license plate report. Long story (of course), but if I start telling it I might not finish before next month. So … Continue reading

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July License Plate Report

Oklahoma, Wyoming, and (at last) Michigan! Early in July I went to hear presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg at the high school’s Performing Arts Center. The parking lot was packed. Like quite a few other relatively late arrivals, I found a … Continue reading

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June License Plate Report

Utah, Iowa, and Louisiana are now on the map! Alaska was spotted in Edgartown a few days ago but not by me, so it doesn’t count. But if it’s on the island — hey! It’s way past time for Michigan … Continue reading

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May License Plate Report

Only two in May, but they were both good ones: Arkansas and Montana. I took two off-island trips in May, one to Boston for my 50th high school reunion, the other to Cananaigua, New York, to pick up my new … Continue reading

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