Monthly Archives: September 2014

Charlie Smith and the Man in the Moon

The Maine weather was spectacular this weekend. Eighty degrees here and warmer in other places. Clear and dry, too. I regretfully ate the last cantaloupes I grew this summer. Uncle Bob and I pulled up the spent sunflowers and dug … Continue reading

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Pass Me a Chocolate, Quick!

On Monday, September 22, 2014, President Barack Obama authorized an airstrike against Sunni militants in Syria.  The New York Times reported the United States and her allies were “unleashing a torrent of cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs.”  Included in this … Continue reading

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Patiently Waiting

Aroma Joe’s comes to Moxie Town… A “walk-up” window works for me.

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The Eternal Salvation of Mini-Blinds

When I moved from my chicken coop-sized condominium (aka The Coop) to a large apartment and then a larger house in my hometown, I made a decision. Despite my ever-increasing empire of space, I was not going to buy more … Continue reading

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I’m Not Complaining

It’s been an interesting week here in Lisbon Falls.  No, no, no, my hometown is still wonderful and good things happen every day.  In fact, yesterday I had a trifecta of wonderful all during my lunchtime walk to the post … Continue reading

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I Save Most Things

I could not save this oil tank. Nor the furnace.  I’ll tell you about it tomorrow.

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I Save Things

Yesterday, I watched a video by a gentleman named Gary Vaynerchuk.  He was one of the judges in the recent Miss America pageant.  He’s also an entrepreneur and has monetized his personality and his passion into a successful social media … Continue reading

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They Gave Their All

This spring, as I pulled weeds and thinned flowers and runaway plants with bad boundaries, I worried that the gardens at my new house would be too sparse.  Things were overgrown; the prior owner’s health had prevented her from keeping … Continue reading

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One of Those Weeks

I could call this “Friday pillow-less talk.” It’s been one of those weeks…let’s just enjoy a summer sunflower instead of swirling around in the ashtray of life. It’s Friday, after all.

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Summer is Still Sweet

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