A few weeks ago I treated myself to a day off and in the company of a dear friend and visited the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. One of the museum’s highlights is a tour of the Gardner-Pingree House, an early nineteenth century, Federal […]
I have always been intrigued with the life story of the United States’ first woman astronomer, Nantucket born, Maria Mitchell. Perhaps it is the obvious namesake connection or maybe it is her discovery of a comet and contributions to science, but after reading her biography, […]
Love lighthouses? Me too. Sankaty Head Light, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been in operation since 1850. Due to coastal erosion, the lighthouse was moved a few hundred feet away from the cliff edge in 2007. There is something about the […]
Cisco Brewers– yum! Situated in farmland just outside of Nantucket Town, this is a must-do if you like beer, wine, spirits, the outdoors and friendly people all at a relaxed pace. I thoroughly enjoyed their “beer flight” as the perfect tasting to fantastic brews.