The people on the following pages contribute to island life in a variety of ways to enhance the Nantucket experience for all of us. From their contributions in commerce to conservation, health care and...read more
"I could talk dog all day," Joyce Jaskula admitted with a smile.
We were standing in her basement stairwell, its three walls covered from top to bottom and side to side with colorful ribbons, photos and...read more
The Nantucket Historical Association was founded in 1894 by concerned citizens with the express purpose of making "an active search for all sorts of relics ... before it is too late and these valuable...read more
The fact that many species of native orchid wildflowers are protected under the federal endangered species act probably adds to the mystique of orchid culture. According to "Wildflowers of Cape Cod,...read more
After living on Nantucket for seven winters, I know that by now the quiet season has set in.
This end of the shoulder season that bookends our cold, dark time prepares us to bear with whatever weather...read more
SWEET POTATO SOUP WITH CRISPY PANCETTA AND GRATED BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE
Fat from rendered pancetta
4 sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 medium Spanish onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces