Tag Archives: University of Maine at Orono

A Blast from the Past

Reggie Black and I have been having a long conversation about the past.  We talk about the present and the future, too, but lately we’ve been reflecting on the places we’ve been and the people we’ve known in the “long … Continue reading

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Cuppa Cuppa Kind of Day

Last night I stopped at the Extra Mart in Lisbon Falls before I left for New Hampshire.  I filled up the Jeep with fuel and I ran into a high school friend.  We ended up chatting for almost an hour … Continue reading

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My Corduroy Husband

This last week has been “one of those weeks.”  Nothing has gone as planned, especially at the Hampton Victory Garden.  Some of the people who so desperately wanted a garden spot in January have not responded to my offer of … Continue reading

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The Yo-Yo of Hubbard Hall

If I had a Tee Vee, I would know there were at least two programs about people who can’t throw things out.  I’ve overheard my coworkers in the lunchroom talking about these shows as they wait for their Pepperidge Farm … Continue reading

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Remind Me to Tell You

Friday seems to be a good day for laughter; last week at this time, I confessed the secrets of my supposed silliness by outlining whose funny material I had stolen over the years.  It’s a long list and it was … Continue reading

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Into The October

When I was in college in the early 1980’s, I kept a journal.  There was always something about October at the University of Maine at Orono that made me both sad and happy; I wrote the phrase “into the October” … Continue reading

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