Throwing Paint

Reimagining a life in retirement on Nantucket

Our Loving Community--Food from 7 Banned Countries

CELEBRATING THE DIVERSITY OF NANTUCKET We are all immigrants unless we are Native American.  Whether we came to America many generations ago or we came months...

Write and film your Experiences with Love, Loss, and What You Wore

MY LATEST PROJECT AND HOW YOU CAN HELP As some of you know, one of the highlights of my year was being in the Nantucket Theater Workshop production of Nora...
Fishing Docks in Corpus Christi Bay

TEXAS THROUGH THE EYES OF A NANTUCKETER

A NANTUCKETER VISITS ROCKPORT, TEXAS Last year, I wrote an article about seeing Nantucket through the fresh eyes of my friend Kathryn—a visitor from Texas--...

A NANTUCKETER VISITS ROCKPORT, TEXAS Last year, I wrote an article about seeing Nantucket through the fresh eyes of my friend Kathryn—a visitor from Texas--...

Live Conversation with Astronaut Shane Kimbrough

NASA COMES TO NANTUCKET   Nantucket may be a small island thirty miles off the coast of Massachusetts, but the educational opportunities that it provides for...

A Community Christmas Celebration

Christmas in Nantucket I missed Christmas Stroll this year.  I was in Rhode Island taking care of grandchildren while my daughter and her husband celebrated...
THE JOYS OF THE TAKE-IT-OR-LEAVE IT

TAKING AND LEAVING--LITERALLY AND METAPHORICALLY

THE JOYS OF THE “TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT,” BETTER KNOWN AS THE MADAKET MALL Anyone who knows Nantucket knows the “Madaket Mall”--also known as the “Take it or...
Picking Strawberries--one of life's great joys!

The Pleasure, Pain, and Peril of an Overactive Imagination

THE PLEASURE, PAIN, AND PERIL OF AN OVER-ACTIVE IMAGINATION Please excuse this for being two days late.  I needed an final answer to this before I published...
THE AFRICAN SERENGETI IN NANTUCKET

From the African Serengheti to the Bamboo Forest to the English Moors, Nantucket has Amazing Bio-Diversity

YOU ARE NOT JUST IN NANTUCKET—TRAVEL THE WORLD AS YOU TOUR THE ISLAND I am constantly amazed by the bio-diversity of Nantucket.  Who would have thought that I...
Beneath the grass and the flowers as well as the markers rest Quakers who lived long agol

The Two Oldest Nantucket Quaker Burial Grounds

WALKING IN THE QUAKER BURIAL GROUNDS IN NANTUCKET “I have always enjoyed cemeteries. Altars for the living as well as resting places for the dead, they are...
MY FIRST PROTOTYPE POSTCARD

Another Life Reinvention in Nantucket

“You’re never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.”                         --C.S. Lewis THROWING PAINT BIG TIME--ANOTHER RE-INVENTION--MY FIRST...
Lobster, Love, and Life Long Friends

Enduring Friendships

LOBSTER, LOVE, AND LIFE LONG FRIENDS ON NANTUCKET This week two of my dearest and oldest friends made the long and arduous trip from Los Angeles to Nantucket...

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