Category Archives: Lady Alone Traveler

Girl, Shovel Your Driveway

My cousin Margaret is skiing in New Mexico next week.  Doesn’t that sound glamorous?  She told me about it today and I’ll admit, I was a little envious.  Not because I ski or would like to ski, but because large … Continue reading

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Let Brotherly Love Continue

This blog’s trajectory has often been along nostalgic back roads with frequent glances in the rear-view mirror.  Curated by third-person narrators like Aunt Tomato and Lady Alone Traveler, car trips in the present do sometimes dust off old hockey pucks … Continue reading

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Touching the Clouds

“For those of you who are passing through, we hope you will return to enjoy our hospitality.” —Self-Guided Historic Tour brochure of The Mount Washington Hotel A few years ago, I motored through Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.  I parked my … Continue reading

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Cycling the Rail Trail

On Sunday, I drove to Augusta with my bicycle in the back of my Jeep.  Navigating the capitol city’s roundabouts twice or thrice, I parked at the Kennebec Valley YMCA and asked a friendly runner “which way to the Kennebec … Continue reading

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In the Mist of a Memory

Early in January, I wrote a blog post about cultural confusion.  The post featured an image from the Maine Sunday Telegram, circa 1951; two college co-eds were whipping up some eggnog in a South Portland home.  The article said they … Continue reading

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Living in History

On Sunday, December 3, the Ruggles House Society hosted their annual Christmas Tea.  According to Peter Winham, a member of the Ruggles House Society Board of Directors, over 100 visitors attended the event. Winham and his wife Kathy own Teas … Continue reading

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Pajama Shopping Day

How have the sands of today’s hourglass slipped away without my creaky content making its appearance?  ‘Tis the season. On Saturday, November 25, the Chamber of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Arundel hosted a Pajama Shopping Day.  When I first saw it … Continue reading

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