Category Archives: You’ve Got Moxie!
The Maine town of Lisbon pulled off its 36th Moxie Festival over the past weekend. It’s a distinctively different event, difficult to define. 30,000 people converge on an old mill town to celebrate a soft drink. They wear orange. They … Continue reading
I had a much different blog post scheduled for today, a polemic on social media, Tee Vee advertising, and men’s jeans. I called it “Opera Jeans” and although I hadn’t crafted how it would hang together on the page, it … Continue reading
Yesterday was Independence Day, or the Fourth of July. Fireworks are legal in Maine now and there were a variety of “do it yourself” firework shows around town. Some I could see from my porch and others I could hear. … Continue reading
Due to Sunday’s rain, the Moxie Car Show was postponed to August 14. Fortunately, Friday’s fireworks were wonderful; my brother and sister-in-law came over and we watched them right from the backyard of my house. After the fireworks, we started … Continue reading
The forecast for the Moxie Festival is mixed. It might rain. As the Moxie math goes, heat always trumps rain for the festival, meaning folks will come out in the heat but not so much in the rain. The good … Continue reading
The Moxie Festival starts tomorrow! It’s a cute truck, but it won’t be in the car show.