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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...

Berry Sweet Summer Days      The strawberry moon has passed us by and left behind long days of summer sunshine.  The island is in full bloom: the cobblestone...
Scallops with Mango Foam

Josh Shoen, the Executive Chef at Breeze is a rock star, a true rock star! The Nantucket Hotel & Resort is the home of Breeze, a wonderful restaurant set...
You are in for a treat!  Eric Jay Dolin, author of Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse, will be appearing at the Whaling Museum in Nantucket on Wednesday, June 29, at 6:00 P.M..  Tickets are $10.00 per person and available at NHA.org.

No stranger to Nantucket, Eric Jay Dolin has spoken here in the past.  His book Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America inspired Ric Burns to include him...
Story Time by Nantucket Book Festival writers

A Few of the Many Magical Moments at the Nantucket Book Festival

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.”                                    --Neil Gaiman “There is no Frigate like a Book  To take us Lands away...

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a huge proponent of being with your dog when you are with your dog. No lengthy cell phone calls or iTunes playlists for me when my buds...
Nantucket Book Festival 2016

Due to illness, Diane Rehm will not be able to appear at the 2016 Nantucket Book Festival. She was scheduled to present on Friday June 17 at 7:00 PM, and...
Tuna & Salmon Poke by SeaGrille

The Nantucket Wine Festival opening Gala at the White Elephant Hotel is the wine parties of all wine parties. Paired perfectly with restaurants from Nantucket...
Joanna Roche in the radio studio

Here's BalancingACK, Nantucket Chronicle's wellness radio show presented on Nantucket's own NPR affiliate, WNCK, 89.5 fm. In today's episode Joanna talks with...
Stephen Curry making three-point shot

Most of you know about the three-point shot in basketball, especially with the ongoing NBA playoffs.  For the three-point play, there is an arc around the...
Nothing Beats a Seventy-Two Year Woman on a Very Large Tricycle for Laughs Along the Bike Path!

"When The Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going"

“I am woman, hear me roar . . . I am strong I am invincible”             --Helen Reddy Last week was a tough week.  The jeep was in the repair shop, and I...

Nantucket's Best Dog Swimming Holes

I realize we live on an island surrounded by beautiful beaches. And in the winter, I love bringing my dogs to most of them. However, in the summer the beaches...

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