Tag Archives: Malvina Forester

Snow AGAIN?

Did I say the other day that the worst of winter wasn’t over at the end of December? It wasn’t. When I went to create a folder for photos of last night’s snowstorm, I realized I already had a folder … Continue reading

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Unstuck

Thursday I gave Malvina Forester a much-needed bath. Her color hides mud streaks and dirt well, but there are limits. So, do you notice anything different? Here’s a hint: Yeah, you got it: I took it off. We put up … Continue reading

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Logistics

Thinking about “getting around,” as in “I use my car mostly to get around” and “If I didn’t have a car, how would I get around?” . . . By the middle of last week, the noise coming from the … 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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Awesome

Two weeks ago Travvy and I headed north for a Rally Obedience trial in Raymond, New Hampshire. When we left home, Raymond, New Hampshire, wasn’t on my psychic map. From the moment I passed exit 32 on I-495, I was … Continue reading

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Three Elections Down

Election day has come and gone in West Tisbury, Edgartown, and Oak Bluffs. I was off-island most of the day, taking a friend to a medical appointment in Falmouth and getting Malvina Forester serviced in Bourne. West Tiz did a … Continue reading

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March Walk

We “sprang forward” clock-wise (hyphen inserted to suggest that we aren’t going round in circles) in the wee hours of Sunday morning. What to do with the extra hour of daylight at the end of the afternoon? The day was … Continue reading

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Off-Island

When you live on an island, going off-island is a big deal. I live in West Tisbury. It’s about nine miles to Edgartown. It’s only seven miles to Woods Hole, but Woods Hole is much, much, much farther away than … Continue reading

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The Boat

People who’ve got some relationship with Martha’s Vineyard love to go on, often at great length, about why Martha’s Vineyard is different from anywhere else: its beauty, its beaches, etc., etc., etc. Having dwelt on the cherished isle for 26 … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Fantasy

Dear B—, Thanks so much for the invite to the two-day Rally-O trial in New Hampshire later this month. For sure I’d rather be there than here on Martha’s Vineyard at the height of tourist season, but I just can’t … Continue reading

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