This year, we vow in tones devout,We’ll pull all weeds the day they sprout!We’ll till, and all those other tasks!(“You wanna bet?” the garden asks.)


The more time Amanda Moffat spends on the Vineyard, the more her work seems to reflect the sea and sky.

Kate Doyle Hooper

Warm and quaint, the woodstove marksOur flannel sleeves with ill-timed sparks.Devoid of charm, at least a furnaceFeels no urge to scorch and burn us. 


Martha’s Vineyard Hospital assembles a remarkable public art collection.

Brooks Robards

We wish our house was bright and cleanLike this one in the magazine
Where no one messy – child or pet –
Has come within a mile, we bet.


Out of a star-dense winter sky, the Hale-Bopp comet rears its brilliant head – a shining nucleus of ice and dust, trailing galactic gas and debris, forged light years away.

Simone McCarthy

A quirky, creative approach to textiles pays off for Island designer Libby Ellis.

Nicole Grace Mercier

Here, fishy fishy. The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby has been a staple for fishing fanatics for more than sixty-five years.

Nicole Grace Mercier