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FAVORED SAILING BOOKS

It’s a perfect day, I shouted. “Today is worth a howl,” neighbor Fred said, and he howled down Sea Street on his way to get a paper at the General Store. “My daughter wants to stop by and get her … Continue reading

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OF MOSQUITOES AND IDEA BOOKS

Always exciting, Charlie found a Tenants Harbor connection to the mosquitoes-must-die works of artist Dennis Asbraugh who, after suffering through dawn’s mosquito welts while watching local lobsterman head out, went back to his TH cottage and built wonderful mosquito killing … Continue reading

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LOVE YOUR LIBRARY — AND ROSELEDGE BOOKS

It’s a slow summer on Sea Street. Not many cottage renters, boaters, or even Tenants Harbor regulars are walking by, which means only that Roseledge Books sales are few and precious and that I miss you all. Today is warm, … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE: ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

It’s really raining at the moment. (See webcam.)  Cozy indoors with no leaks, a change from years past. Millie and I will spend the afternoon artfully arranging books for your appreciation, but you have to come to fully appreciate the … Continue reading

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THE BUSH IS GONE!

Yes, the scene-stealing, invasive euonymous is no more.  (Webcam alert!)  Okay, the newly viewable rocks are befogged, but, as Mainers note, just wait a minute.  And the telephone line no longer rubs the tree branches and moans. Or maybe the … Continue reading

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COVID 19 NOTES 4, MORE DAY BRIGHTENERS

We were quarantined again.  Fortunately, Day Brighteners were not.  These are some of my favorites. Forever lattes!  Charlie has a new phone which means that, with the Starbucks’ mobile app he can now upload, he can always pick-up lattes, even … Continue reading

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MORE THINGS TO THINK ABOUT

Information comes and goes. The how of it? Nobody knows. I care. This is not a post for everyone, maybe not for anyone, but the post is true to its title.  I have been thinking, again, about the flow of … Continue reading

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THINGS TO THINK ABOUT

I thought Charlie and I had found our neighborhood coffee-house, a part of settling in. We tried the latte at five places. We sat inside and outside and checked for noise, proximity, and wheelchair-amenable spaces, tables, and entryways.. We found … Continue reading

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AHA! IRISH IN EARLY ICELAND. AND NEWFOUNDLAND, TOO?

I have always known the Irish beat the Vikings to North America, but convincing the doubters has been tricky. My most reputable evidence is that Tim Severin had a replica of a Medieval leather boat built and sailed it across … Continue reading

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NOT DEAD, EVEN IN WINTER

Dana called yesterday and asked if I was dead. I know a hint when I hear one. Time to answer emails. M: Regarding the harbor photo, I don’t think it is Jamie Wyeth, though the boat is his Dreadnaught. The … Continue reading

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