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FIRST THINGS FIRST, PART 3

Finally, the last of the order lists.  To make it more intriguing, look for fat biographies, detailed memoirs, journals, logs, or diaries of adventurers in places doing things we know too little about, at least four works with (sometimes remote) … 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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CRUSADE: GOOD NEWS

THE PIER IS FREED! Good times are at hand. In what surely ranks as a minor miracle, the Water Quality Project People have unlocked, de-fenced, and opened the Pier through August!  This is GREAT NEWS.   Though their reasons were probably … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE NEWS

There is no easy way to say this. I am selling Roseledge, place of my heart. It is a hard decision, but the right one.  Let me count the reasons why. In a nutshell, my body made me do it. … Continue reading

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HIGH SUMMERs

High Summer 2016 is there which is a very good thing and Roseledge Books is hopping — okay, on Thursdays. Scott called yesterday to say that four people — almost a crowd — were there at once taking full advantage … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE BOOKS’ ALTERED STATE

Well, Maine is a no-go this summer. I haven’t given up on my legs, though others may have, so I have started a new round of physical therapy with someone who seems creative and good and who has not ruled … Continue reading

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GLORY(?) DAYS OF SUMMER

It is August 3 or 4 or 5 and the heater kicked on. AARGH!  But, as always in Maine, wait fifteen minutes or, in this case two hours, and folks walking by have shed their hoodies. If you are a … Continue reading

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HEALING PLACES, PACES, AND READS

“It don’t get no better than this,” one ten-year-old said to another in Minneapolis some years ago.   Surely they meant to include summer in Tenants Harbor, had they but known. Even with rain and more rain, the flowers, herbs, … Continue reading

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HEALING READS

Hello all from Fairview’s excellent Acute Rehab Center where I am figuring out — with great help — how to stand and walk again. And I will do it, even if a ruptured appendix has tried its best to lay … Continue reading

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BOOK HUNTER?

Booksellers are like book hunters; they search for the right book for the right reader at the right time. This is also the task of the librarian as posed by Ranganathan and of the information services provider in these digital … Continue reading

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