I knew it was only a matter of time before my mother sent her first text message.

Julia Rappaport

So when you get the call, well, will you have the guts to go?

Wes Craven

Despite the sublime craziness of August on the Vineyard – craziness that is best left uncataloged lest the list of diversions itself cause early-onset late-August ennui – it is the moments of stillness that endure.

Paul Schneider

The Fireworks, Illumination —

How in heaven or tarnation

Does one find the time to spare

And still spend four days at the Fair?


I sat recently at my best of all possible desks, in my best of all possible jobs, as editor of the best of all possible magazines, devoted to the best of all possible islands, surrounded by the best of all possible oceans, contemplating the lobster roll. Not just any lobster roll, of course, but, that’s right, the best of all possible lobster rolls.

Paul Schneider

These days, I can fully establish my Oak Bluffs credibility with the younger set simply by sitting back and reminiscing about Circuit Avenue...

Jessica B. Harris

Ahh, those summer gull friends.

Wes Craven

I’ve just finished reading a book about what birds think. About migrating, mating, nesting, eating, and feeding. Even learning to fly.

Wes Craven