Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cyber Silence

The Sports Authority store flyer in Sunday’s paper announced “CYBER WEEK IS HERE!” Last November, an article in Forbes.com said retailers were “expected to extend Cyber Monday throughout the week.”  The online shopping trend continued in 2015.  It might be … Continue reading

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Holiday Velvets

I had two blog posts spinning around in my head for today.  One was an indignant post based on a tiny advertisement on the front page of yesterday’s local newspaper.  It was less than 2 inches square and it said: … Continue reading

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So Many Things

I am thankful for so many things today, not the least of which is the last bag of cranberries I snagged at the farmers market. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Silver, Blue and Gold

I make a big deal here on the blog about not being a pedestrian shopper, in the modern sense.  I grow a little bit of my own food in the summer, I have a farm share, and I buy most … Continue reading

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Je Crois Aux Anges

I don’t talk about work much on this blog, other than to mention the wonderful friends I’ve made in the time I’ve been employed at my company.  My job involves customer service, in part, and as a result, I spend … Continue reading

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Over the Transom

Someone’s always throwing something over the transom. Sometimes, the throwers throw the same old stuff. Yawn…

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Suspended in Aspic

Last week, I went to a book talk by author Kate Christensen.  She’s written a new book called How to Cook a Moose and she chatted about it at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.  This book, a “culinary memoir,” … Continue reading

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A Peek into Lady Alone’s Boudoir

Over the weekend, a friend sent me an article from The New York Times called “The Case for Melancholy.”  You can read it here. I’ve read it twice now, once as a reader and once as a writer.  I tried … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Buffet

We thought a trip to a local Japanese-Chinese food buffet would cure us of our autumn ennui. Not quite, but the fortunes were fitting.  Guess which one was Handy’s.

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Sunday Baroque

I haven’t talked about the weather much lately but we’ve had warmer than normal November days with temperatures hovering in the mid-fifties.  This week of warming, following the end of October’s freezing temperatures caused the leaves to shower to the … Continue reading

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