Answering the Island's Call

Pond Reflection at Sunset

My friend, Jan Pogue, who is the Editor and Publisher of Vineyard Stories in Martha's Vineyard invited me to write a guest blog for her website this week. She has published some wonderful books about  Martha's Vineyard and the people who live here. Miles away from the island while I wrote, it was a sweet remembrance of what this beautiful piece of geography has meant to me over the years.

"The beckoning breeze, sun and water were growing impatient with me. I had repeatedly pushed aside their call during the day — turning back again and again to my work, ignoring the increasingly visceral pull away. Suddenly I knew that everything but the island herself must wait. I walked with my paddle to the pond...."

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