Monthly Archives: February 2017

Talk of the Tile

I visited the Androscoggin Historical Society last week, located in the County Building in Auburn.  I had so much fun I ended up becoming a member. I was tired when I left and found myself staring at the front entrance’s … Continue reading

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Along the Foundation

Jack and the Beanstalk.  I think that was name I heard in my dreams last night.  Or maybe it was Sasquatch, Godzilla, or King Kong.  It seemed so clear by the time the Sun Journal arrived in the front door.  … Continue reading

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I love the notion of terrestrial radio.  It is dying, of course, as more and more radio stations are bought by media conglomerates.  Like almost everything else in our daily lives, consolidation eliminates options. On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at … Continue reading

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Half a Donut Day

As I look over my blog and read mid-February posts past, I see my themes have been generally the same.  There are posts about snow and shoveling.  There are posts about shoveling and beef roasts.  There are posts about snow … Continue reading

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Ginger Tea

On Sunday, the Sun Journal ran my “Chinese New Year Dim Sum” article.  You can read it here if it’s not behind their pay wall.  When I interviewed the restaurant owner and her foodie “friend like a sister,” we had … Continue reading

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The Chemo Drip

One of my friends has cancer. Finally, I said it “out loud.” She’s a very good friend, one of my best.  I have been overwhelmed by her illness and her amazing strength in the midst of her own fear.  She … Continue reading

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Lots of Dinners

Some of the children at church were talking about the Super Bowl yesterday.  One of the mothers asked a young boy if he’d be having anything special to eat at his house.  He replied “lots of dinners.” I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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The Wish Bowl

This was the “wish bowl” at the Chinese New Year Dim Sum. I wish I didn’t feel like I was 100 years old.

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