Monthly Archives: September 2015

Supermoon Ushers in Fall Social Swirl in Maine

There been a lot going on in the world in the last few weeks.  The pope wrapped up his visit to the United States, Tom Brady threw his 400th career touchdown, and a “super moon” rose in the autumn sky … Continue reading

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The Sebring

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a “dream sequence” blog post.  I haven’t remembered any of my dreams lately and maybe that’s better.  Or maybe it’s because the dream sequences are so silly and self-absorbed.  But then I … Continue reading

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Another Walk Along the River

It’s good to be speechless in the morning.

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Live your Life with Pepper

Handy loves pepper.  Not a dish arrives at table by his hand that isn’t sprinkled, dusted, seasoned or infused with freshly ground peppercorns.  It’s been an adjustment for me because I don’t love pepper with Handy’s same passion.  My mother, … Continue reading

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Focus on the Good…Friends

Yesterday was my annual bus ride to a city west of Boston.  I know I’ve written about these annual trips before; what did I call that post?  Can’t find it. Oh well.  Since this was a busy week, I planned … Continue reading

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Autumn Joy

I am always looking for some Autumn Joy… …I am counting the days.

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The Biddeford Ball

I’ve passed through Biddeford, Maine a few times in my life; one of my mother’s aunts lived there.  That made Biddeford one of Lewiston’s cousins, albeit a distant one.  I think I had a friend there once, too.  But mostly … Continue reading

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Save As

If you’ve read this blog for a while, you know I like saving things.  Scraps of paper, wooden spools, thread, and maybe a cocktail napkin or two.  I’m not a pack rat nor am I a hoarder. I’m a sentimental … Continue reading

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I Don’t Drink

But if I did, I’d skewer some maraschino cherries and use them as a decorative swizzle stick. It’s never too early to get your holiday party game going. (Kidding…)

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IBFO Local 3

It’s Labor Day, 2015. In a small vintage cake tin, I found this button with the insignia of my father’s former labor union, The International Brotherhood of Fireman and Oilers. This union is no longer a stand-alone entity; it’s been … Continue reading

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