My world is rather small and I don’t travel very far from the Swells, so here we are, headed to Nantucket again. Let’s brave the Cape traffic and shoot for Hyannis where our ferry boat awaits. August in Nantucket is humid, if you brought your hair dryer you’re a rookie. When it isn’t engulfed by …

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Welcome to Out of the Swells! While Wellesley remains the most haunted place on earth, it isn’t the only spooky place around. So… let’s travel Out of the Swells, we’ll be reasonable and jet set just once a month. Premium Members will find future Out of the Swells ghost stories on Podbean for $1 per month. …

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“How are the renovations coming?” Biddy asked grabbing her latte off the table. “You know, they’re coming,” I answered vaguely. “You look like you haven’t slept in weeks,” she commented. “Don’t pull any punches,” I replied, laughing, “The house is great, it’s just a bigger project than we’d expected so it’s been a touch overwhelming.” …

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My life revolves around the handful of times we visit Nantucket each year. The humid, preppy little island is my happy place. This past weekend we went for the Daffodil Festival and stayed in a distractingly fabulous bed and breakfast run cottage. The two-room wooden shingled cottage’s decor was confusing. It was as if someone had said, “let’s throw everything at the wall and …

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