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As the island wakes up with the arrival of Spring …

The island feels as if it’s waking up, as it comes alive with the colors of spring. The grass is growing and the trees are budding, and everything is ever so green. Amidst all this, our flowering trees and plants … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

I thought to myself as I rode home from a Marketing Committee Meeting on my 4 wheeler (my only concern being how muddy my notebook might get strapped to the back) – now this…this is the life. I arrived at … Continue reading

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Your Island Girl is Back!

Hi Everyone, Sorry it’ been some time since I’ve written to you – it seems like life has just been getting away from me. Not to worry though, Tancook hasn’t disappeared (lol), and lots is still going on. Our fisherman … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter: Snow Day!

There’s nothing much better than the smell of bacon cooking to wake you up on a Saturday morning – especially when you have big plans for a whole day spent in the freshly fallen snow. You see, on Tancook we … Continue reading

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Tancook in Winter

With a big winter storm bearing down on us here at home, I thought it fitting to share some images of Tancook in Winter. These pictures are from myself and island photographer Hillary Dionne. Happy Snow Day! Your island girl, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve on Tancook!

Head’s up to everyone that The Annual Tancook Island New Year’s Eve Dance will be taking place once again at the Island Rec Center. This party is semi formal or come as you are with a twist! If it suits … Continue reading

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Summer has come to an end…but Fall has just begun!

It’s with a twinge of sadness that I write this note…with a chill in the air, the leaves starting to turn and my sudden inability to find a parking spot on campus, I realize that Fall is upon us. With … Continue reading

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We survived Earl…and had a great time doing it!

When I woke Saturday morning because our house was shaking so dramatically in the wind that my bed was moving, I knew Hurricane Earl had arrived. The night before I had wondered if it really would come since it had … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tancook Earl – You Better Watch Out!

It had never crossed my mind that I would even consider not being on Tancook for the last long weekend of the Summer (even in a hurricane), until a friend of mine sent me a facebook message yesterday, it read: … Continue reading

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Rockbound – Ironbound – Island Bound

Rockbound – written by Frank Parker Day- was famously controversial upon its original release in 1928. The book was loosely based on the people of Ironbound, a smaller now mostly uninhabited fishing island just a few miles off Tancook. It … Continue reading

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