The Accusatory Fog
December 2023, Island Voices

The Accusatory Fog

By Gene Kuhns We must be courageous enough, curious enough, and intellectually honest enough to break the chain of Accusatory Fog.  What does this mean? There surrounds each one of us a fog of accusations, partial truths, or outright lies about many things, organizations, places, items, and people. Whether it started as gossip, because of…

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Salad
December 2023, Recipes

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Salad

By Nichole Banducci You’ve gotta try this perfect, unexpected fall / winter salad. It’s a family favorite during the holidays, but honestly, I can sit down with a plate of it at any time. Roasted squash, onions, and apples provide a uniquely delicious base, highlighted by tart cranberries, crunchy pecans, and salty/sweet manchego cheese. The…

Island Epicure – Chicken Soup Season
December 2023, Recipes

Island Epicure – Chicken Soup Season

By Marjorie Watkins with Suzanna Leigh Winter winds mean it’s chicken soup season! For soup stock, you can use canned chicken broth or chicken broth cubes and water, or you can make your own broth with chicken bones. My grandmother Fanny taught me how to make the bone broth. Fanny and Albert, my grandfather, came…

Christmas Tree
December 2023, Literary, Poetry

Christmas Tree

By Yvonne Higgins Leach after Connie Wanek To stand tall but not in earthto survive in plastic and faucet waterto live for wearing colored lightsto ignore the four walls and no skyto show off ornaments and still be simpleto be evergreen and oxygen and holiday spiritto bless the one family who picked you. “Christmas Tree”…

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