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November/December 2022


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Community Partners Doing Good

Maybe it is because the dark comes a bit earlier and stays a bit longer this time of year. Maybe it is the chill in the brisk winds that threatens to find a way under our coats. Or perhaps it is the warmth we experience when we spend time together with those we love. Whatever the triggers, this time of year is the perfect time to think of those less fortunate. Every human struggles at some level, with something in his/her life. Understanding and acknowledging that challenge in others is where we have an opportunity to rise up and meet ...

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Tommy’s Place

Dream-maker Tim O’Connell expands the horizon of hope with a second location for Tommy’s Place.  Whether you call it fate, destiny, or divine intervention, some things are just meant to be; the universe has a way of stepping in and making things happen. Tim O’Connell, founder of Tommy’s Place in Falmouth and Centerville believes it was both fate and divine intervention, along with a strong gut instinct, that led him to create and open the nonprofit organization aimed at giving children battling childhood cancer a one-week reprieve from the daily ...

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Out of Darkness Comes The Gift of Hope

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

The Cape Cod Wellness Collaborative looks to the future as they continue their work to support those on Cape Cod living with cancer.

It Takes A Village

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 30, 2022

For the fifth time, local homebuilding professionals have come together to build a home for a special family in only one week.

Harwich’s Heated Reckoning

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

One hot August afternoon in 1848, emotions and beliefs collide in what has become known as the Harwich Mob.

Finding the Sand in our Souls

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

A look back at the life’s work of artist Vernon Smith.

Photo Portfolio: Jon Vaughan

By Christina Galt | November 30, 2022

Local business owner, author, and award-winning photographer Jon Vaughan, has been capturing the Cape and Islands for over 40 years. 

Weekend Away: Martha’s Vineyard

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 30, 2022

The ease of getting to the Vineyard makes it an ideal Day Trip, but the luxury of staying for a weekend is worth the time. 

Good Reads in LIFE: Your Forever Dog

By Christina Galt | November 30, 2022

Inspired by an event that forever changed her life, author Leslie Yerkes wrote her second children’s book, Your Forever Dog: How it Feels When Someone Loves You, with the help of…

Good Reads in LIFE: Forever Home

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

The power of love, the joy of home and the unconditional acceptance of animals make this book a must read—and the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Weaving together…

Gunkholing: Celebrate the Holidays on the Cape & Islands

By Brian Shortsleeve | November 30, 2022

‘Tis the season to give thanks and celebrate. Starting the day before Thanksgiving, celebrate the Annual Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown. Thanksgiving weekend in Plymouth offers several events…

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Spotlight: Susan Lister Locke

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 30, 2022

As precious as the unmatched vistas and rare finds along the water’s edge, Nantucket’s treasures are found in Susan Lister Locke’s latest collection.

Spotlight: Osterville Acupuncture

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 30, 2022

Clients of Osterville Acupuncture find treatment in a beautifully-restored barn’s clean, spare interior. Mellow tones of Tibetan meditation music and the fragrance of fresh herbs fill the air. It’s all a tactile representation of the inner well-being Gwen Carlton hopes to help clients find.

Spotlight: Mid-Cape Home Centers

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 30, 2022

This past September for the fourth consecutive year, Mid-Cape Home Centers in South Dennis hosted their popular First Responder Appreciation Day.

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‘Tis the Season for Love

By Kathleen McKenna | November 19, 2021

Falmouth Main Street takes center stage when a local filmmaker returns to the roots of his own love story. There’s nothing like a Cape house, right? Especially if it’s a beautiful, rambling, waterfront home that’s been in the family for generations. The kind that brings loved ones together to celebrate…

Philanthropy Cape-Style

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 19, 2021

“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” ~J.M. Barrie Cape Cod and our surrounding region is home to many nonprofits and organizations whose focus ranges from children to the elderly, veterans and those in need of health care assistance, animals in need and…

Inspired by Nature

By Rachel Walman | November 19, 2021

Áine Cole (pronounced on-ya), has an artist’s heart. There’s an innate sense of story and insight in each of her pieces, whether it be an abstract female form or a landscape of vibrant colors lit by an invisible sun. “I’d say that all of my work, no matter whether it’s…

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Away in Autumn

By Christina Galt | November 8, 2022

Enjoy your next off-season vacation or staycation at AutoCamp Cape Cod! This fall we were lucky enough to enjoy a staycation at Falmouth’s…

Young at Heart

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 26, 2022

An unlikely couple finds real happiness and shares their special day at Osterville’s Nauticus Marina.

The Hero With 1,000 Colors

By Chris White | September 26, 2022

Painter Ed Chesnovitch vividly captures Scorton Creek.

We Changed the Date, and Couldn’t Wait

By Kelly Cloonan | September 26, 2022

Planning to ring in a New Year, and a new life, a young couple is forced to change their wedding date.

Every Oyster has its Pearl

By Abigail Jones | September 26, 2022

Poet and Philosopher Meaghan and Taylor Quinn tie the knot on Cape Cod, where their relationship began.

From Yes To I Do!

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 26, 2022

A surprise proposal that was featured in the 2021 issue of Cape Cod LIFE September/October, leads a young couple to their happily ever after!

Seamless Sensibilities

By Susanna Graham-Pye | September 26, 2022

Joan Peters and Sara Campbell merge their design expertise to create chic fashion.

Photo Portfolio: Marcia Joy Duggan

By Christina Galt | September 26, 2022

After moving to Orleans 35 years ago, fine art photographer Marcia Joy Duggan found inspiration in the beautiful natural light of the Cape and Islands.

The French Dispatch

By Kelly Cloonan | September 26, 2022

The French Cable Station Museum in Orleans occupies some of history’s most memorable moments.