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31 Oct 2017

Shoes

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In his 1972 hit single, “Lean On Me,” Bill Withers reminds us how important it is to help out our fellow man (or woman, or child). “Sometimes in our lives we all have pain, we all have sorrow,” he croons, as a stark reminder that sooner or later we all go through something. He goes…

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18 Oct 2016

Color Full Nantucket

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In her 2006 bestseller “The Ice Queen,” author Alice Hoffman‘s nameless main character is struck by lightning and loses the ability to see the color red. Later, when lamenting the time spent sweating the small things in life, she ruminates about how much she’d missed along the way. “How could I have been so stupid…

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15 Dec 2015

A Nantucket Artist Who Finished Well

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It’s been said that the measure of a man’s life can be counted in the people who show up to his funeral. By that standard, Nantucket artist, musician and friend to many, David Hostetler was a giant among men. David left his mark, not just on the art community, but in the hearts and lives…

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01 Jul 2014

In Her Shoes for A Safe Place On Nantucket

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

In her bestselling novel “In Her Shoes,” author Jennifer Weiner’s character Sydelle gives readers a glimpse into her past when she explains “you don’t know what it was like to live in this house…never being able to put a foot right.” It reminds us that we truly never know what someone else is going through…

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17 Jun 2014

Nantucket Bound

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In his Billboard hit “The Downeaster ‘Alexa,” Billy Joel reminds us of the magnetic pull of our little island as he sings “I have charted a course to the Vineyard, but tonight I am Nantucket bound.” With the summer season now upon us, thousands of friends, family and first time visitors are experiencing the euphoria…

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