Tag Archives: Nantucket

Postcard from Nantucket – The Nancy Chase Studio

In my last post, I told you about going to the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum and meeting Nancy Chase, an 81-year-old Nantucket native who does ivory carvings for the tops of Nantucket lightship baskets and more. When I met Nancy, I … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum

As I have said in previous posts, my husband was here for the week. as the weather was iffy – and that’s being kind – we did a few days of indoor things. On a particularly blustery morning, we walked … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – Tiffany Windows

My husband, Terry, arrived on island last Thursday afternoon. It was a bit of a blustery afternoon with a storm on its way, so we did some inside things. First stop was St Paul’s Episcopal Church on Fair Street, just around the … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – The Road to Siasconset

One of my last entries was about a bike trip to Madaket at the western end of the island. When our friend Marinell and her 3-year-old son Rex came to visit, we got on our bikes and headed east to … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – Scrimshaw Knitting Tools

The other day, while our friend Marinell and her son Rex were visiting the island and staying with us, she and I went to the Nantucket Whaling Museum. Rex was asleep in the stroller. Now, I have a LOT to … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – Making Chowdah for the First Time

There is something about seaside places that inspire me – and I am sure a lot of other people – to want to make, or at least eat, seafood. Vicki and I were walking along the harbor the other day … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – The Road to Madaket

Last Saturday was a rare, glorious day here on Nantucket. It was perfect. I mean perfect. It was about 80 degrees in town, not a cloud in the sky, a light breeze and that clear, crystalline air you only get … Continue reading

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