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SUMMERTIME HAS COME AGAIN

We’re baaack and the webcam is beaming.  It is so good to be here.  Tenants Harbor is perfect as always.  Charlie went down to the East Wind to get the stored computer (once we remembered where we had put it) … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

“Are illegal immigrants counted in unemployment statistics?  And if you don’t know, how would you find out?” a friend emailed.  Well, I don’t know.  I assume the unemployment number is a government figure derived from papers otherwise filed by employers … Continue reading

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COVID 6: SORT OF HAIKUS

SORT OF HAIKUS, always 17 syllables, or HOW I SPEND MY VIRAL CONTAGION 1.  The lobby statue / sits with ears up, moving eyes, / and masked m-utterings. 2.  It’s a statue. It’s / a bot. No; it’s a chair-full … 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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HELLO, FROM ….

Hello from Seattle!  Yes, three weeks into my latest adventure, I am happily west coastal and loving my digs. Though nothing can replace Roseledge on the harbor of my summers,  I am still near water, busy monitoring boats as they … 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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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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JULY: THE BLUEST BLUES, THE BEST BOOK EVER AND MORE PERFECT DAYS

Aarrghhh! Plagiarism makes me crazy and again, it is in the news.  Now it’s a Montana senator whose major contribution to his War College Master’s paper apparently was to re-arrange whole ideas from a few worthy papers written by others, … Continue reading

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COFFEE (#6) AND A GOOD MULL

Krista Tippett interviewed Anne Hamilton (2/13/14), who calls herself a maker, rather than an artist (interesting), and thinks the big question is “How can we be together?” Oh yes! As not getting along is the subject matter of most books … Continue reading

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MORNING COFFEE 4, SOURCES, GIFTS, ETC.

BR-R-R-R!  Very cold here.  As always, coffee and an unexpectedly good newspaper article about sources warm the hands and heart ,  in this case a NYT article about the fact-uality of social media.  Forget truthiness; this is about the iffiness … Continue reading

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