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Winter on Nantucket | Nantucket | MA
Nantucket Essays

Nantucket Winters

•  by Robert P. Barsanti • On Friday at four, A contractor and I stood on the rear deck of the Gray Lady Two as it popped into its high gear, sprouted a rooster tail, and zipped over the swells. The long swells marched slowly in from the northeast. We […]

Nantucket Island in winter
Nantucket Essays

Winter Strips Bare Nantucket’s Fantasies

by Robert P. Barsanti This winter remains in the shadows and in the base of the bushes.  It squats, cold and frozen, in the darkness, until the rain and the sun finally drive the dirty ice underground.  The crocuses remain hidden under the frozen turf, as do the daffodils.  Sometime […]