Monthly Archives: June 2015

Soaring Summer Music

Summer in Maine is many things.  Tourists, lobster rolls, and trips to the ocean or lake are just a few of the activities attracting travelers to this place which is home to approximately 1 million.  Of course, there are summer … Continue reading

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Owl Day

We had some torrential rain Monday night and then into Tuesday.  Ugly summer weather events were predicted—thunder, hail, and the inevitable shower of cats and dogs.  It dislodged a digit somewhere in my internet service provider’s chain of command and … Continue reading

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The Primrose Pause

Why are my blog stats booming? I’m sure it’s just spam.

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Act Your Age

I found this funny old advertisement in the August, 1941 Good Housekeeping magazine. If I could find a smart outfit like hers, sensible leather shoes included, I’d act my age too.

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Immer Besser

The year 1899 was an interesting one in the history books.  Gold was reportedly discovered in Nome, Alaska, Scott Joplin registered his Maple Leaf Rag for copyright, and the first woman was electrocuted in the electric chair at Sing Sing … Continue reading

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Not a Minute Before

In spite of all I’ve said and done to live a slower, more peaceful life, I still find myself on the road more than I’d like to be.  Rushing to and fro, eating a snack behind the wheel. What is … Continue reading

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Next to Godliness

There is an old adage that says “cleanliness is next to Godliness.”  The origins of this statement are unclear; if you think about it, it’s a binary construct.  If cleanliness is next to Godliness, then is dirt of the Devil?  … Continue reading

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Rent Free!

Some of you read my blog religiously and you know that I have been “troubled” by wildlife in my suburban environment.  If you’re new, you can read about it here. Now that I’ve lived here for a year, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Throw Back Thursday

I found a place for my old garden gloves. In the mudroom, naturally.

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Granny’s Bonnet

I admire people who spring to life on Monday morning with at least a thousand words flowing from their nimble typing fingers. That would not be me today.  I’ve got nothing to say.  The flowers must do the talking. Granny’s … Continue reading

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