Sharon Strimling has lived on Martha's Vineyard full time now for 25 years, but vacationed on the island as a child well before then. Since the moment she first stepped off the ferry at 8 years old, Martha's Vineyard has been her heart home. Now it gives her great joy to see others fall in love with the Vineyard while basking in her dearly loved homes.
Sharon's favorite morning routine in Vineyard Haven is to walk down the hill to the lagoon with her paddle board, paddle out under the drawbridge to the beach, take a swim, cruise over to town for a smoothie from Blissed Out on Main Street and return home for a cup of tea on her deck.
In Oak Bluffs, her morning routine is to run through the beautiful nature trails a short jog away from her Oak Bluffs house, come back for a delicious smoothie in the hot tub, and then walk down the street to the local coffee shop for a cup of tea and to say hi to friends gathering there.
Her nieces and nephews, on the other hand, get far more excited about the after-dinner walk from the Oak Bluffs house down to the arcade and ice cream shop, and watching the nightlife on Circuit Ave!
Deb has spent every summer of her life on the Vineyard. Her island story dates back to the 1930's, when her paternal grandmother first visited, and ended up marrying and building a cottage in Oak Bluffs. The rest, as they say, is history..... : )
She is a photographer who also loves sailing and chilling on the beach reading books. She and Sharon - a friend of 30 years and counting - have a blast working together to make sure VVH guests have the best and warmest experience possible.
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