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Friday, September 21, 2001


It was the second week of our summer vacation on the eastern end of Nantucket where we have rented a cottage in late August and early September for the past thirty-three years. This is the time of year we look forward to when we have time to relax, read books we have been wanting to read all year long, go to bed early, get up early with the rising sun, watch birds, and go for a swim. Once again we had been successful in finding a good crop of ripe beach plums to pick, and just that morning had finished cooking up our third batch of beach plum jelly for the year ahead...more

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