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GOOD SEARCHES MATTER

What is wrong with these people? Jonah Lehrer, riding high, invents a quote from Bob Dylan and expects it to pass. Why? Especially when Bob Dylan’s relatively few words, often cryptic and/or mumbled, are so much considered. Jonah Lehrer hasn’t … Continue reading

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FIRST THINGS FIRST

Maybe the rain came to prevent more dawdling, maybe not; but there must be a reason behind the continuing wet. Rain dampens, so to speak, any enthusiasm for morning coffee on the deck, so with thermos I’ve moved inside to … Continue reading

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MORE BOOKS ADDED #3

Quite exciting news is that Roseledge Books has a second bestseller — which means three coipies have been sold. Walter Isaacson’s Einstein is now added to Steven Johnson’s The Ghost Map, and together they document how nifty are the readers … 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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CURRENT EVENTS

  DON’T CRY FOR ME, MINNESOTA, FOR SPRINGTIME HAS COME TO SEATTLE.   READ IN SEATTLE BOOK NOTES: I love Timothy Egan and not just because he’s a NY Times columnist, a Seattle-r and Jesuit-trained, although he is, but his … Continue reading

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TENANTS HARBOR SUMMER: A TALLY

We’ve had the annual “Tenants Harbor Porch Event” with whatever tasties the Produce Lady has on hand, which this year were cherry tomatoes, pickling-cucumber slices with cracked pepper, skunk (white cheddar) cheese, tuna salad, herb popcorn, and brownies.  Charlie found … Continue reading

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JULY: THE BLUEST BLUES, THE BEST BOOK EVER AND MORE PERFECT DAYS

Aarrghhh! Plagiarism makes me crazy and again, it is in the news.  Now it’s a Montana senator whose major contribution to his War College Master’s paper apparently was to re-arrange whole ideas from a few worthy papers written by others, … Continue reading

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HARBOR WATCH IS BETTER WITH MORE WATCHERS

The wind blows and blows and blows, and it’s not just Arthur, but I don’t know what it is.  The water ripples and glistens, the days stay cool enough to mow the lawn  with only one beer break, and the … Continue reading

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GLORY(?) DAYS OF SUMMER

It is August 3 or 4 or 5 and the heater kicked on. AARGH!  But, as always in Maine, wait fifteen minutes or, in this case two hours, and folks walking by have shed their hoodies. If you are a … Continue reading

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… AND THE LIVING IS EASY

This was the week when special people bought Roseledge Books’ special finds, so RB has the first bestsellers (3 copies sold) of the summer: Farm Work, a catalog of Jamie Wyeth’s art includes an interview rewritten as if Jamie Wyeth … Continue reading

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