Tag: fall

Nantucket Essays

Autumn Entry

• by Robert P. Barsanti • The light remains in September.  The air clears, the fog settles, and sky glows throughout the afternoon into an operatic sunset.  To own a summer home on Nantucket is to also own the bankrupting irony of island living; the best weather comes after you […]

Nantucket Events

Fall Festivals

Fall is festival season on Nantucket, and fall 2012 is gearing up to be quite a memorable season! This year brings brand new additions to the Arts Festival, along with good old Nantucket fun at our beloved Cranberry Festival, and many exciting autumn happenings to anticipate. Countless creative people have […]

Nantucket Essays

In the Divine Light of September

by Robert P. Barsanti The radio rolled out with attacks in Libya, a new iPhone in California, and a memorial service at the World Trade Centers before it muttered out the    “Beach and Boating Forecast” and the tides for the day. Then I shut it off. Instead of the radio […]

Nantucket Essays

Married to the Isle

by Robert P. Barsanti I first came to Nantucket in the fall. I had been before. Once, when I was twelve and wearing a Campagnolo bicycle hat and a red windbreaker, I came over on the Uncatena from Oak Bluffs and saw the island briefly. Later, when I interviewed, I […]