Author: Chris White

Chris White is a frequent writer for Cape Cod Life Publications and has written on topics ranging from the history of Smith’s Tavern on Wellfleet Island to the sinking of the SS Andrea Doria off Nantucket. Chris also teaches English at Tabor Academy in Marion.

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Collecting the Cape

“When you’re going to renovate a house, always hire an architect you’ve known for 50 years,” say the owners of…

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The Eye of the Universe

Imagine a world in which the wealth of the richest towns and cities revolves around the pursuit and hunting of…

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Changing Yellow Blue

A Hyannis Port landmark takes on a fresh future. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s classic short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the…

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“We First Flew in Dreams”

Each fall, a trip to the Atlantic coastline in Wellfleet and Truro might just include a sighting of Flying Goblins. On…

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Cape Cod Kitty Hawk

Before people began to take flying machines—and even space bound shuttles and rockets—for granted, the innovations in flight fascinated much…

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The Surprenant System

At the center of the Cape Cod dining universe, one man does things a bit differently. People often describe Cape…

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Latitude Adjustment

Tequila is the James Dean of spirits—mysterious to an almost mythical level and as misunderstood as the most iconic Rebel…

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Provincetown’s Sailing Moment

From the dugout mishoon canoes of the Wampanoag, to the whaling schooners of the 19th century, to the pleasure yachts…

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Katherine D. Miller

When painter Katherine Downey Miller was growing up, she had a skylight above her bed. “I’d look up at night,…

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