Category Archives: Back to School

The Chimes of Time

The John Marshall and Alida Carroll Brown Research Library, tucked away behind Portland’s Longfellow House, is a treasury of books, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. Many of the library’s visitors come to do genealogical research.  A video posted on the library’s … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Boys Will Be Boys

(I’ve never knowingly immersed myself in “gender” or “women’s studies” and so am unable to confirm through peer-reviewed literature whether the old idiom “boys will be boys” is true.  A quick internet search brings up three articles in mainstream news … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School | Tagged , ,

Kung Pao Monday

I hate it when Monday morning rolls around and my old computer won’t cooperate with me.  I know, I know…I have the equivalent of the NASA Apollo program in the palm of my hand, but I’m still writing blog posts … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School, Cooking and Food | Tagged | 1 Comment

A Sweet Start

I did not watch the 88th Annual Academy Awards last night.  I went to only one movie in the last 12 months, an independent film.  It didn’t win any awards.  I have nothing further to say about the winners and … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School | Tagged ,

Opalescent Fish Heads

Last Friday, I confessed to hitting the alarm clock snooze button on Friday mornings.  I have another confession.  I hit it on Mondays, too, but it’s not with Friday’s same joyousness.  There’s no love or happiness at all; it’s full … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Back to School Blueberries

Just for a second, I thought today was September first.  Like a ringing phone pulling you from a deep sleep, it’s a little frightening.  Yikes!  I’ve got to stop scaring myself first thing in the morning.  Tomorrow is that day. … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School | Tagged , ,

When the Big Puppet Head Shows Up

I think I’ll change my “Lady Alone Traveler” posts to “Driving Lady Alone Traveler” because Handy kindly chauffeured me around all weekend.  It started on Friday with a trip to an art walk a few miles south of here.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments