Some claim they had no favorite. Others insist they had many. But under gentle persuasion, five Vineyard students of yesteryear yield to the question: “Who was your favorite teacher?”

Shelley Christiansen

I see the same people every year,” says Paul O’Leary, a gatekeeper to East Beach on Chappaquiddick for The Trustees of Reservations. “We know almost every other person who comes here.”

Tom Dresser

We came to the Vineyard from New York years and years ago – it’s got to be forty.

Brooks Robards

Off Barnes Road, just a few steps into the state forest, lies an eighteen-basket disc-golf course, where Islanders play Frisbee all year-round. Who knew?

Geoff Currier

The invention of the Alou Eel, a killer fishing lure, leads to new friendships and memorable fishing adventures.

Kib Bramhall

A weaver minds her own business.

Tom Dresser

Thoughts from a Bulgarian wash-ashore.

Brooks Robards

Partnering up for a Virginia reel with a man who could leap tall buildings in a single bound.

Ellinor R. Mitchell

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