Tag Archives: Lisbon Falls

The Long Road Home

This is the long road home. I’ve only been stopped once on this road, in a Pontiac Fiero.  I’ll save that story for another day, maybe some long wintry one. For everyone who reads this little blog, thanks for riding … Continue reading

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The Moxie Book Sale

Things don’t get much better on a summer Sunday afternoon than relaxing on a “chaise lounge” with a good book.  I think “chaise lounge” is French for “rest and relaxation.” It’s easy to set up the chair or chaise lounge … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

Eight more days.  Counting down… My brother wrote a sweet piece about Moxie and I’ll be adding my own noisy thoughts to the mix for the next week or so.  Just remember, Moxie is distinctly different. Drink your Moxie!

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A Gift

Running errands at home on Saturday, I made my usual stop at my friend’s barber shop.  The flowers by her sign were going wild and I couldn’t help but take a picture. I’m not as much of a flower girl … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Even Have To Click My Heels

When it’s a Thursday that feels like last Monday and a friend from home sends me a remarkable picture of a place I love, what else can I do but sigh and wipe a little tear from my eye. Photo … Continue reading

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Pleasant Street

There was a book that came out in 1990 called “14,000 things to be happy about.”  I still have it.  It was like a little Bible of interesting words and phrases, all chosen to evoke happiness.  I bought it because … Continue reading

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Friday Pillow Talk – Running Through The Mist

Today’s post won’t be about one of my crazy dreams.  It’s really just about the dream I enter into when I sink down into the dirt of Uncle Bob’s garden.  It feels like sacred ground.  It’s hard to write about; … Continue reading

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The Surprise Garden

When it comes to the place you were born, many people get stuck quoting Thomas Wolfe and say “you can’t go home again.”  I once thought that was true, but I now reject the whole idea out of hand. It … Continue reading

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Keep Cooking The Maine Way

It’s Monday morning and I’m cooking up my first batch of rhubarb sauce.  You can find the easiest recipe for this in Marjorie Standish’s “Keep Cooking The Maine Way” cookbook.  This was her sequel to “Cooking Downeast.”  My Aunt Jo … Continue reading

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Why I Joined Facebook

Dear Friends, I’m kind of stubborn sometimes.  My father’s stubborn, too, so maybe I have a stubborn gene.  There’s nothing wrong with being stubborn; being stubborn about brushing my teeth morning and night has served me well.  No one has … Continue reading

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