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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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MORNING COFFEE 2

Noteworthy newspaper clippings and citings are piling up. I hope your cup of coffee is as ready as mine. ***** Tweets now have their own “official” footnote citation format, thanks to the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Psychological … Continue reading

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GOOD IDEAS AND LOCAL NEWS

Today, especially, I miss my old neighbors. Every St. Patrick’s Day the mostly Scandinavian-surnamed lot of them would “drop in” after work, sure of their Irish coffee and soda bread, to argue the important question: were the Irish here before … Continue reading

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ROGUE ROSES! OH BOY!

Wonderful wild roses — flat, pink with a cream center — are sprouting from the cleared rocks of my roadside stone wall. Clearly they have found spots which suit them. The rosa rugosa hedge blossomed and spread and allowed wrong … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH CHANGE?

Tenants Harbor doesn’t change much summer to summer, and neither does Roseledge Books. This pleases me and the browsers who were last here at least ten years ago and still recalled the Samuel Eliot Morison book they bought then. 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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