Category Archives: You’ve Got Moxie!
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
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