|By Norman Boucher|
“I am an old person now,” Shirley W. Mayhew ’48 writes in her memoir Looking Back: My Long Life on Martha's Vineyard, which she published last year at the age of eighty-eight. This photo of her on the island is from 1946, not long before she moved there with her husband, John Mayhew ’43.
The book, a vivid collation of sixty years of memories and anecdotes,
evokes a place unchanged by the passing of time just as time inevitably
ages Shirley and John, who are nourished by an ever-widening circle