Tag: Tom

Bringing Up Buddy

Bringing Up Buddy

Our sorely-missed Sou’wester winds have returned to slog the island, hellbent on casting leaves like confetti, reviving moss to its rightfully green state, and painting each pane with raindrops and rivulets. The world is dark outside my windows, the drizzle present, and the chill, impatient. I write from my kitchen nook, on an old […]

The Man, the Cake Tin and the Ferry Ride

The Man, the Cake Tin and the Ferry Ride

My mom jokes with me about the number of potlucks I attend. She’s right, it’s the way of my people. Islanders are a social lot by nature and food is always in the mix. Yep, potlucks are the new normal. Folks around here always  (or […]

Warby Parker: Five Frames, One Face, One Vote

Warby Parker: Five Frames, One Face, One Vote

Just last year, the plastic frames of my relatively new glasses cracked, sending the lens along with my spirits to the sidewalk below. Both fractured upon impact.  For three weeks I wore my back-up glasses, a woefully geeky pair of over-sized frames with scratched lenses that would have […]