Nantucket Blog

27 Jun 2017

Patriotism on Nantucket

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In his 1992 country ballad, “Some Gave All,” Billy Ray Cyrus implores us to love our country, live with pride and not to forget those who died. As Cyrus recounts the words of his hero friend who went to war a boy and returned a man, he’s reminded that there are many who still don’t…

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13 Jun 2017

Nantucket Garden Art

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The famed French artist Claude Monet once said, “I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.” Mr. Monet had a lifelong goal of capturing and conveying the story of the French countryside through his art. He was so “impressed” (literally) by the wildflowers and…

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30 May 2017

Remembering on Nantucket

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The 2001 blockbuster, “Black Hawk Down” is an American War drama that chronicles the events of a true story – a 1993 battle in Mogadishu. Although the battle was showcased in the movie, it’s not something frequently discussed when revisiting the battles our country has fought.  Even though…even though…18 American soldiers DIED and 73 others…

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16 May 2017

Nantucket Homecoming

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.  The inimitable Mr. Jon Bon Jovi reminds us why our hearts are full when we return home. He sums it up this way: “It doesn’t matter where you are, doesn’t matter where you go, if it’s a million miles away or just a mile up the road; take it in, take it with you…

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03 May 2017

Brand ACK

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Warren Buffet once said, “Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business.” Unless you’ve been asleep the past 10 years, you are fully aware of the corporate buzzwords “brand identify” and the push to get businesses and individuals alike to jump on the “brand wagon.” I…

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