Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

This week kicks off the 2021 holiday season. For many of us, the upcoming holidays come with the hope that this season will feel more normal than the 2020 season did. That said, it is impossible to ignore the disruption, pain, sacrifice, and loss that we have all...
Thanksgiving

“But you said…”

I got a coin in my palm I can make it disappear I got a card up my sleeve Name it and I’ll pull it out your ear I got a rabbit in my hat If you wanna come and see This is what will be This is what will be I got shackles on my wrists Soon I’ll slip...
Thanksgiving

Can You Hear Me Now?

Yep, that was a big storm, and it did a lot of damage. It was not the direct hit of a summer hurricane that will eventually strike us, but it was clearly a wakeup call. For many of us, it was the only call we received for a few days because one of the big casualties...
Thanksgiving

Long Walk Home

I’m just back home from attending town meeting as I write this and I’m agitated. Not for the typical reason that something I cared about lost. To the contrary, all the environmental protection measures were approved. I’m upset because I feel like the proxy culture...
Thanksgiving

What??

By the time you read this, the news will have broken that a contract has been awarded to construct an $8 million Multi-Purpose Machine Gun Range in Massachusetts. Before you spit out your coffee thinking that this is the MPMG planned for Cape Cod, this one is being...
Thanksgiving

More Than Meets the Eye

I was asked a question today about the Cape’s drought status. Ignoring the irony that questions of drought are usually asked on rainy days, I decided to look at the data before answering the question (I know, novel approach these days). What I learned was revealing...