Tag Archives: Bob Baumer

An Altercation on Pleasant Street

From this blog’s 2012 beginnings, I’ve used “Pleasant Street” as a metaphor for places of peace and serenity.  I wove this metaphor into my personal quest to move home and live life on my own terms in this small place.  … Continue reading

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Uncle Bob Knows

I just took a quick peek around the internet; imagine my surprise to find the world whining about weather.  “It’s raining!”  “It’s cold.”  “It’s sprinter.” Is my coffee ready yet? The “gooverment” (as O’Pa used to call it) has collected … Continue reading

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The Team of Troublemakers

Herman the German (my father) and Uncle Bob (his brother) have an interesting relationship.  My father is four years older; Uncle Bob is “the baby.”  My grandparents kept a cow until “the baby” went to high school and I can … Continue reading

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Uncle Bob’s Birthday

The other day a friend from home went to see the Portland Sea Dogs; he sent me a picture of a plaque in the Portland Room at Hadlock Field.  It was a plaque listing the 2011 inductees into the Maine … Continue reading

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