Phil Crossman is an island native, or very close to it, the descendant of its original settlers. His mother penned the original Vinalhaven Calling column for The Courier-Gazette in the 50s and 60s. Phil is a regular columnist for the Island Institute and has published a collection of humorous essays under the title Away Happen, a book favorably reviewed by a New York Times reviewer. He owns and operates the Tidewater Motel on the island.
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By Phil Crossman - Mar 24Last year we bought a Eurovan Camper. It's a 2003, the last year they were built, has been lovingly cared for by two previous owners who only ...