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THE HARBOR IS PERFECT!

We made it! A long, tough winter and a long travel day are over and summer at Roseledge is here and going stupendously — well except for the rain and chill. But the recliner has heat and massage, the mist … Continue reading

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SUMMER JOYS

A blue heron stood between the wharf and the wrecks at mid-tide in front of Roseledge.  It was visible through the webcam if you looked at the right time. The little kids sailed this way and that in the St. … Continue reading

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FIRST THINGS FIRST, PART 3

Finally, the last of the order lists.  To make it more intriguing, look for fat biographies, detailed memoirs, journals, logs, or diaries of adventurers in places doing things we know too little about, at least four works with (sometimes remote) … Continue reading

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FIRST THINGS FIRST, PART 2

Rain and more rain. The good about yet another wet day is that this book order WILL get done as long as the raindrops fall stirringly on my (uninsulated) rooftop. So, carrying on, the list continues. Cooney, Barbara.  Miss Rumphius … Continue reading

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COVID19 NOTES 1, PLUS

We are one with “social distancing” and “shelter in place”, with boxed meals set outside the door, Charlie’s workshop masks at the ready, and my 2′ poker still good for pushing buttons and  better than anything else for keeping people … Continue reading

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GO BROWSERS!

The browsers of the world have apparently — and however inadvertently — united and forced Amazon into the bricks and mortar bookstore business! Clearly, Amazon’s online search and presentation algorithms never captured what it is browsers are doing when they … Continue reading

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BOOKISH EXCITEMENT

CHARLIE IS A SUPER-VILLAIN!!! Yes, son Charlie, joy of my life, is a Marvel Comics super-villain named CHAZZ with the super power of hacking. Who knew? Who would even have guessed? Yet there he was, fifth among the Googled entries … Continue reading

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YOUR PERSONAL BOOKSELLER IS READY

The annual surge of gift-giving is upon us, and what better gift to give than a book which says, “I still know who you are”? For that friend interested in Manhattan’s water supply,  the best RB choices were E. L. … Continue reading

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I READ, THEREFORE I AM READY

People who read know more than people who don’t, they are more interesting because they think outside themselves, and they are more useful because they are more likely to be ready for whatever is next. Consider the following:  I no … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING TIM WATTS

Tim Watts died Wednesday morning and the tenor of Tenants Harbor changed in a heartbeat. He is a great big reason I know and love Tenants Harbor, and for that I will be forever grateful. Spring of ‘79, I was … Continue reading

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