Category Archives: Weather and Seasons

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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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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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 Penultimate Night

Earlier this week, I went to Rite Aid.  All the holiday things were drastically reduced and picked over but the Valentine’s candy and trinkets were prominently displayed and available at retail prices. Not wanting the holidays to end too suddenly, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Bells

A northbound motorist along Maine’s Route One can find many quaint and charming diversions.  From Kittery to Calais to Fort Kent, Frommer’s travel website describes the road as “the route to the best of Maine” and “…a trip along Route … Continue reading

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The Christmas Conspiracy

Handy’s meat thermometer had been missing for several months.  It disappeared in the summer and I uttered words like “when did you last see it” and “it will show up when you least expect it.”  Time passed and he rejected … Continue reading

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Affectionately Yours, Coffee

It was a swirling snow globe-like world here in Maine over the weekend.  It started as snow Saturday morning and continued most of the day.  It changed over to ice and rain in southern Maine and made for dangerous travel … Continue reading

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