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Archive for February, 2013

In a southern state of mind

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

by Adam R. Moore The island, now, is at its emptiest. The school vacation week has arrived, and on Friday began the annual exodus of islanders. A few families have ventured north, off to ski in the White Mountains of New Hampshire or the Green Mountains of Vermont, but most of them have headed south. […]

Blizzards and Presidents

Posted on: February 15th, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Blizzards and Presidents Adam R. Moore My favorite Presidential photograph is one of President Theodore Roosevelt. The photograph depicts President Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir standing together atop Glacier Point, in Yosemite National Park, with Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls visible in the background. In the photo, the President wears a slouch hat and a […]

Boston Event Scheduled

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Save the Date! Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation is very pleased to announce that it will hold a program on April 3, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Somerset Club in Boston. The program will feature Brian Cooper of Early New England Restorations, who will speak about the planned restoration of the Hancock-Mitchell House. Invitations to […]

Beech Grove at Cedar Tree Neck

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

Photo by Nina Bramhall

Trees With Resolve

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by sheriffsmeadow

No. 5 February 1, 2013 They stand firm. They hold their ground, despite near-constant winds, and a desiccating salt spray, and limb-twisting, branch-snapping tempests that, from time to time, torment the waters of Vineyard Sound and torture the trees of the islands beside it. These rough conditions are the unchanging facts of life for the […]