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The Moxie All Nighter

It’s been a busy, busy week here in the epicenter of the Moxie universe. Duh. Yesterday afternoon, I went to pick up some things at a party shop in South Portland.  OK, that’s not exactly what happened.  Sure, I “went” … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

I try not to use song titles as blog titles, but I was born in 1964.  This means I was raised on rock and roll and FM radio.  Petroleum runs through my veins from all those years of cheap energy—racing … Continue reading

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Faye’s Way or the Highway

Blog readers may remember a post I wrote in April about my troubles keeping the plywood Easter eggs hanging from the town gazebo. It all worked out, but I was glad when Easter was over and I could take those … Continue reading

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Not Quite Manderley

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again…Scattered here and again amidst this jungle growth I would recognize shrubs that had been land-marks in our time, things of culture and of grace, hydrangeas whose blue heads had been famous.  … Continue reading

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A Belated Happy Birthday

Yesterday was my friend Faye’s birthday.  I carried her birthday card around with me and ran out of time to mail it. Click on the flower to read last year’s birthday blog wish to Faye. Happy, happy birthday and YAY … Continue reading

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An Itty Bitty of Moxie

For almost everyone back home, the Moxie Festival is over.  Uncle Bob uses the festival as a marker; he says Moxie marks the turning point of summer.  The days are getting an itty bit shorter and maybe Uncle Bob has … Continue reading

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Neighborly Voting

When I was a high school sophomore, I ran for president.  I think I made a great speech, although I don’t recall a single thing I said.  People clapped, they voted, and I was elected to serve.  It was exciting … Continue reading

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