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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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COVID19 NOTES 2, PLUS

AVOIDING THE VIRAL CONTAGION LIFESTYLE NOTES:  We of the poetry group met  monthly to have fun with  favorite poems.  My choices always seemed to be better with a change or two.  For instance, Emily Dickinson’s poem “To Make a Prairie” … 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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LIVE FROM TENANTS HARBOR, 2

Roseledge Books launched its best ever, if first, all out sale, and people came for, or maybe stumbled onto, old new books that were better than new new books — which of course I didn’t have, as I have been … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE BOOKS: MATTERS OF NOTE

Quite exciting news, but only the beginning, I know. With the help of a harness, I took my first steps since December 2, 2014! Okay, I only took four steps and maybe I did do better going backwards, but a … Continue reading

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A THANKSGIVING LITANY

Thanks for Thanksgiving, I say. Thanks for Ellen Goodman, who once wrote — as I recall — that Thanksgiving was the best holiday: good food, no gifts, and family together — for about four hours. Surely there is research to … 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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SNOWY DAYS, CONTINUING

Snow here today; snow there tomorrow. Curses. And time for more bookish suggestions from and for snowy day frolickers. BE A BOOK VOYEUR: LOOK AT WHAT OTHERS ARE READING Checking out what others are reading is always fun, but it’s … Continue reading

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WINTER CONVERSATIONS

And winter it is — especially in Tenants Harbor!  Sixteen MORE more inches are falling as I write this, and Scott (who called) stands ready to dial 9-1-1 as Brian clears his dormered roof.  Dormered Roseledge is sturdy, I think, … Continue reading

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BROWSERS RULE!

She came to RB to get another Maggie Hope by Susan MacNeal, RB’s new series success of the summer, and stayed to talk about other books she might like.   When the yacht club was in the harbor several weeks ago, … Continue reading

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