Eavesdropping & Gridiron Football

Something changes as the days grow a little shorter — there’s a tiny hint of coolness to the morning walk and the flowers aren’t quite as happy.  The sinking feeling of reality that fall will pay a visit is tempered with the joy that gridiron football season will be our guest. Best of all, for…

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Deafness on the Vineyard – Part III

In Parts I and II of this series on the deaf community of Martha’s Vineyard, we learned that there were recessive genes for deafness that came over to Massachusetts on the various ships in the “great migration” of the Puritan Separatists from England. The area of Weald, County of Kent, England, was well known for having many deaf residents because, we now know, because…

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