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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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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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CATCHING UP

My sister died last month, two weeks to the day after she went to the ER with a stomach ache. Call the cause complications of surgery or infection, both of which it was, her death was also surprising and, now, … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP

Roseledge Books is officially OPEN, which means that the corner sign on the horse chestnut tree has been switched to open and the weathered porch signs are out and usually readable if it doesn’t rain and the rhubarb is pulled. … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP

Two trees fell over in the backyard of Roseledge during a strong spring storm. Roseledge itself is fine, but the outhouse may be a thing of the past. Thank heavens I now have indoor plumbing. The downed trees can wait … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP #2

Most important: ROSELEDGE BOOKS IS OPEN, 2-6pm daily. The “open” signs are hanging from the porch, (but not in the picture), the flowers are growing, some brand-new and lots of other years’ new books are on the shelves, two book … Continue reading

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RETURNING CHARACTERS

No, “returning characters” does not refer to Charlie and me, even though Memorial Day, our “returning” weekend, is looming large. Annette guessed that “returning characters” were migratory birds, and she forwarded a possibly great Birds of Maine book (Stan Tekiela’s … Continue reading

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AT THE ZOO from A to Z

Big excitement here.  We went to the zoo.  “FIELD TRIP!  FIELD TRIP!“ Charlie chanted, inappropriately. It was my first time on the city bus, albeit with a minder, and my first time wearing my safari-ish hat.  Cristy, who is our fitness … Continue reading

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MIND EXERCISES AMONG THE FLOWERS

Our monthly fitness charge was to frolic among a chart of flowers by tallying our week’s exercise, self-assessing the results and assigning our tokens to “appropriate” flowers. To the Physical Exercises suggested, e.g. walking, climbing stairs, I suggested including Mind … Continue reading

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BREAKFAST TABLE TALK

GOOD NEWS ABOUT SEARCHING FOR INFORMATION In a world befuddled by dis-information or mis-information, a beacon of light appears in Tressie Macmillam Cottom’s column, “How to Avoid Drowning in an Ocean of Information”. I found it this morning, just in … Continue reading

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