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Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the …

Artists Association of Nantucket

AAN Lets the People Choose

Quiet beaches, crimson moors, crisp evenings, colorful bittersweet, festive pumpkins depicted in oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics, wood carvings, photographs… and you get to choose your favorites! Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is showcasing the 2020 People’s Choice Exhibition, with the doors opening on Friday, September 25 in the Cecelia Joyce …

November of an Island Spring

by Robert P. Barsanti On Easter morning, I woke up late. The boys remained under their covers, illuminated by their phones.  The jelly bean trails had led them to their late adolescent Easter baskets, then back to bed.  Some traditions continue just for the sake of the parents.  We’re too …