Category Archives: You’ve Got Moxie!

Everything you ever wanted to know about The Moxie Festival in my hometown, Lisbon Falls, Maine!

In Heavenly Blue

I planted “Heavenly Blue” morning glories this year and I waited eagerly for their arrival.  I like the purple “Grandpa Ott’s” but the blue ones are my favorite. One bloomed today. Today, our town will bury my Moxie BFF and … Continue reading

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Stop Watching the Clock

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

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Fireworks and Fireflies

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

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A Chunk of the Moon

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

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Rain Dance

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

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Wow-Wee!

The Moxie Festival starts tomorrow! It’s a cute truck, but it won’t be in the car show.

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Take Care

A little over a week ago, I asked Uncle Bob to put up the pea trellis in my Pleasant Street garden.  Funny, but I didn’t hear one pea(p) out of him about trellis timing.  In the past, I planted my … Continue reading

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