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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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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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ONTO WHATEVER IS NEXT

I have been remiss. Sometimes transitions are hard, necessary maybe, but hard. Fortunately, cooler days, more agreeable legs, and shame have all set in. Onto whatever is next. ——————————————– Maybe it is leaving Maine or living two places or changing … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE: ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

It’s really raining at the moment. (See webcam.)  Cozy indoors with no leaks, a change from years past. Millie and I will spend the afternoon artfully arranging books for your appreciation, but you have to come to fully appreciate the … Continue reading

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OH, THE JOY!

Some mornings are especially fine: good coffee, curious new tracks in the snow, and the NYTimes with a “search” story. Today was one such. First the story: A lost letter from Rene Descartes was found (NYTimes 2/25/10).   A Descartes … Continue reading

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FOGGY DAYS

Foggy days are the best bookstore days. Sailors can’t safely sail, so after they moor their boats and walk to the cemetery with a stop for coffee, it’s onto Roseledge Books because there is little else. Cottage renters see the … Continue reading

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GOOD TIMES

She looked ordinary enough, as she walked in and started a circular browse of the book room. I visited with her mother and aunt, who were twins, about common interests e.g. Monhegan, growing up Midwestern, sons who went west. A … Continue reading

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HIGH SUMMER NEWS

It’s high summer in Tenants Harbor. Dinghies are tooling about, bicyclers are lined up at the Happy Clam’s ice cream  window, and RB has been declared an event and a destination, even though our wine on the porch was for … Continue reading

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