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Nantucket Essays

Wisdom of Hands

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ “Do you know anyone with a 1967 Bug?” my personal mechanic asked me. He stood in his side yard and was holding a y-shaped piece of metal. “This is a trailer hitch for a Bug and I hate to take it to the dump.” […]

Nantucket Essays

Getting Paid in “Happy”

• by Robert P. Barsanti • In the new millennium, we start the school year before Labor Day.  The state wants 180 days, the lawyers want us to watch the disclaimers, and everyone wants to be done before the beginning of July. So, before the sales begin, we trudge off […]