Throwing Paint

Reimagining a life in retirement on Nantucket

Campers and Mates swim and surf at the Camp at Tulgey Woods

ONE OF THE REALIST EXPERIENCES ON NANTUCKET

THE CAMP AT TULGEY WOODS The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the Tulgey wood  — Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-glass ***With...
The Sunrise is Symbolic of the Sun-Kissed Kindness on Nantucket

Little, Nameless Unremembered Acts of Kindness and Love

“The best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love...
My Art Table at the Art and Craft Fair

A Reflective Look at the Winter and Hopes for the Spring and Summer

STILL THROWING PAINT—LITERALLY AND METAPHORICALLY—AND STILL LOVING IT Like a Jackson Pollick painting, this article is going to consist of lots of bright...
Greta Feeney and Georgia Raysman at Women of Winter

I have made up my mind now to be a sailor’s wife, To have a purse full of money and a very easy life, For a clever sailor husband is so seldom at his home,...

“Nantucket! Take out your map and look at it. See what a real corner of the world it occupies; how it stands there, away off shore, more lonely than the...

We live in an interesting age at the intersection between a total dependence on technology and am old fashioned reliance on each other.  Currently, my computer...
Katherine and the Lobster

"The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."                      --Marcel Proust My friend Katherine...
Community, Conversation, and Caring

Women Take Care of Each Other

As a mother of three daughters and a grandmother of three girls, I have been thinking a lot lately about the world of women.  Over the years, I have met women...
One of my latest paintings

Resilience

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”                                           --Pablo Picasso “Every artist was at first an amateur...
New Nantucket Economic Development Forum Meeting

IF WE ARE NOT PART OF THE SOLUTION, WE ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM

What do YOU think are the major challenges facing Nantucket today?  As a new full time resident of Nantucket, I am only beginning to think about the issues...
Shells--all found on my beach at Eel Point--even the sand dollar

COLLECTING SEA SHELLS ON THE SEASHORE “It is perhaps a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells, than to be born a millionaire...
Nantucket in the Winter

What to Do When You are Not Reading Before the Fire!

We had a snowstorm on Nantucket this weekend.  Winds blew at 74 miles per hour—just one hour below hurricane status.  Snow fell, the tides were high, and I...

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