Nantucket Blog

03 Apr 2018

Sands of Time on Nantucket

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Photo Courtesy of Kindflow Productions @kindflowproductions . Young reader author, Christopher Paolini once wrote, “The sands of time cannot be stopped. Years pass whether we will them or not… but we can remember. What has been lost may yet live in memories.” This winter his words have held personal meaning for some on Nantucket as…

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20 Mar 2018

Nantucket Gathering

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In his 1958 novel, “Things Fall Apart,” author Chinua Achebe reasons that “when we gather together in the moonlit village it is not because of the moon. Every man can see it in his own compound. We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so.” It’s a beautiful sentiment and one the…

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05 Mar 2018

Nantucket’s Stormy Weather

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Photo Courtesy of Joshua Bradford Gray @joshuabradfordgray . In her 1933 debut of “Stormy Weather,” Ethal Waters must certainly have stirred the crowd at The Cotton Club with her haunting rendition of the now legendary song. She laments she “doesn’t know why there’s no sun up in the sky” and further concludes “life is bare;…

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20 Feb 2018

Table For Two On Nantucket

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Famed 18th Century poet and author, William S. Gilbert once said, “It’s not so much what’s on the table that matters, as who’s in the chairs.” I love to cook and experiment with all variety of menus, recipes and ingredients…and confess I can get sucked down the kitchen rabbit hole in trying to host the…

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06 Feb 2018

Church

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In her 1959 hit single, “Little Brown Church in the Vale,” Rosemary Clooney croons that there’s no better place so dear to her childhood as the little church in the vale. She goes on to ruminate how sweet it is to “listen to the clear ringing bells, its tones so sweetly calling oh come to…

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