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SO MUCH GOOD NEWS

This is a glorious day. The harbor is alive with Sailing School kids wiggling about in daysailers, kayakers gliding inches above the water, dinghies bobbing in place for lobsterboats, a yacht and a powerboat looking for their rental moorings, and … Continue reading

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Nugget Readers

I can hardly believe it is raining again, or better, raining still. We are well on the way to 40 days of wet, and the only animals I see to bring on board the ark are two cats, both nifty, … 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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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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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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MORNING COFFEE 3

Time for coffee thoughts, and if it is also cold where you are, RB suggests coffee in a mug that fits within your chilly hands.  No snow here. I love Linda Greenhouse and not just because she introduced me to … 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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NEVER TOO MANY BOOKS

You have a lot of books, some of which you haven’t read and may never read, but you want to buy more.  Oh boy!  Roseledge Books wants YOU. Your books are starting to take over your living space, a neighbor … 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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FLAWS #1

Good grief! I have triple AARGGHHHEed and I know better. (See Comments from last post.) I should have written and have now corrected: ANTI-oxidant-filled blueberries. Again: ANTI-oxidant-filled blueberries. And just to be sure: ANTI-oxidant-filled blueberries. With a gaffe like that, … Continue reading

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