Tag Archives: Kenneth Roberts

Return to Arundel

On Saturday, November, 26, 2016, I finished reading Anthony Doerr’s 2004 novel About Grace.  This novel was the 24th book I’d read in 2016.  The author won a Pulitzer prize for his 2014 novel, All the Light We Cannot See, … Continue reading

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Like an Accordian

I fell asleep on the couch last night, folded up like an accordion while reading.  My library book, Kenneth Roberts’ Arundel, is due on Wednesday. The book takes place primarily in October, 1775 with winter suddenly folding into history’s autumn … Continue reading

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The Decline of the West

Last night, Handy and I sat on the screen porch in our usual spots.  The setting sun dragged the temperature down and we wrapped up in knitted blankets.  (Is it still politically correct to call a “knitted throw” an “Afghan … Continue reading

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Talk of the Toile – Old Stuff and Rocky Pastures

The Designer Show House at the Kenneth Roberts Estate in Kennebunkport opened to the general public on Saturday, June 23.  “Rocky Pastures”, as the estate was called when Roberts lived and wrote there from 1938 until his death in 1957, … Continue reading

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