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The Magazine of Maine

In March, while pushing my grocery cart towards the Food City registers, I caught a glimpse of Maine’s number one rusticator smiling at me from the April, 2017 cover of Down East magazine.  A text-box said the issue was “guest-edited … Continue reading

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The Monday Morning Blues

My cousin Margaret is visiting Maine from her home near Washington, D.C.  She drove up on Friday and arrived at the cottage she’s renting late that same evening.  She invited me over for breakfast on Sunday morning. She’s staying in … Continue reading

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Of Things Still Standing

There was a Mass of the Lord’s Supper at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Lewiston yesterday.  The Schola Cantorum sang parts of the mass in Latin and there was no shortage of incense.  As I later told … Continue reading

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Brothers and Birthdays

Where does the time go?  The minutes and seconds of the “right now” when I’m racing around to write before the work clock starts ticking.  I finished my Lady Alone Traveler post for the local paper and I see there’s … Continue reading

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Argybargy

I’m Julie-Ann and I’m a workaholic. There.  I’ve said it.  I think about all of life as work.  When I’m not doing my “work for pay” I’m working on projects.  What’s funny is that I was once a project manager … Continue reading

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They Brought the Funk

This blog’s rhythm has followed a pattern this summer.  Monday posts are generally “travel and tourism” pieces about whatever festival or “Vacationland” venue I visited over the weekend.  Thursdays are “minimalist” posts and this summer, they’ve been mostly flowers from … Continue reading

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Down to Land’s End

I’m on deadline this morning, writing an article for the Lewiston Sun Journal.  The piece will run on August 23, I think.  Maybe it runs on August 30.  I had a set Sunday article schedule, but then August had some … Continue reading

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