Category Archives: You’ve Got Moxie!
If you are at all familiar with Catholic saints, their veneration and iconography, you know that St. Jude is the patron saint of lost causes. Under the influence, in part, of the Dominicans, devotion to St. Jude spread to the … Continue reading
I’ve been calendar-focused these last few months, with many deadlines and personal red-letter days interwoven with the weather and seasons of life. Additionally, I’ve been studying last year’s calendar, confirming that it’s been a year since I got my last … Continue reading
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