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15 Jan 2019

Forever Young

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.In Rod Stewart‘s 1988 hit Forever Young (a similar single to Bob Dylan’s earlier release), he summed up beautifully the wish we all have for the newborn loves in our life. “May the good Lord be with you, down every road you roam…and may sunshine and happiness surround you when you’re far from home,” Stewart…

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11 Dec 2018

Nantucket Good Cheer

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Photo courtesy of Nicole Harnishfeger I&M Photo . In his 1843 novella, “A Christmas Carol,” Charles Dickens introduces us to the now infamous Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who has a disdain for all things Christmas. As the story unfolds and Scrooge is visited from Ghosts of Christmas’s past, his mood is elevated and his…

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27 Nov 2018

Soup’s On

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In his 1865 novella, “Doctor Marigold,” Charles Dickens pens a story about a street peddler in search of happiness. After living a life of tragic circumstances, he struggles to find redemption, purpose and joy. He soon discovers the way to do that is by investing in someone else’s life. “No one,” Dickens concludes,” is useless…

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13 Nov 2018

Harvest Time

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In his 2011 ballad “Harvest Time,” country heartthrob Luke Bryan sums up small town life in the fall with an emotional word picture. “It’s harvest time in this little town,” he croons. “Time to bring it on in, pay the loans down, fill the diesel tank and make another round.” Later in the song, he…

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30 Oct 2018

Nantucket’s Shoulder Season

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The precocious young Anne Shirley from the famed novel Anne of Green Gables, wisely concluded, “I love living in a world where there are Octobers.” Those of us who call Nantucket home could not agree more. For the majority of our friends and guests, summer is where it’s at on Nantucket. But for the rest…

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