Greta Feeney and Georgia Raysman at Women of Winter

The Nantucket Women of Winter

I have made up my mind now to be a sailor’s wife, T

The Trumpizing of Nantucket Politics

What sets Nantucket apart from America is the way we come together as a community. Where else can you drive down the street and get a hand cramp from waving at your friends? Where else can you go into a store and know most of the people in there? Where else can you find such support for people suffering from illness, loss, dire circumstances that need a helping hand and a fund raiser is put on in a blink of an eye?

Traditional Language and Customs on Nantucket**

“Nantucket! Take out your map and look at it. See what a real corner of the world it occupies; how

The Intersection of Technology and Community, or What Happens When Your Computer Dies

We live in an interesting age at the intersection between a total dependence on technology and am old fashioned reliance

Red star flag

How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away?

I had lived on island for about 5 years, in 1976, when I first made friends with a couple who

Photo by Christy Bassett Baker

Faraway Family ~ Think and Wonder, Wander and think.

“Think and wonder, wonder and think!” Dr. Suess      March is full of more than madness on this faraway isle. 

One of my latest paintings

THROWING PAINT: A WANNABE ARTIST IN THE MAKING

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

                    --Pablo Picasso “Every artist was at first an amateur.”    

THE LIGHTHOUSES OF NANTUCKET--A SERIES TO ILLUMINATE AND SHINE A LIGHT ON NANTUCKET EDUCATION

THE LIGHTHOUSES OF NANTUCKET A SERIES TO ILLUMINATE AND SHINE A LIGHT ON NANTUCKET EDUCATION Build high the lighthouse, Architect, In beauty, strength,

General Manifesto Red Star Flag

Linda Ronstadt and the Different Drum

            As I was falling asleep the other night I recalled a small adventure concerning
Shells--all found on my beach at Eel Point--even the sand dollar

THROWING PAINT

COLLECTING SEA SHELLS ON THE SEASHORE “It is perhaps a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells, than to be

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