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  • Comments, anyone?

    I have just spent twenty minutes deleting a few of the hundreds of blog comments that are posted to his blog by trolls or spammers or ahetever they are called. It is so frustrating and there seems no way to block them. So I hope you'll bear with me and ignore, if you can, the menaingless and annoying comments...they seem to reappear as fast as I h ...
    Sep 16 Tags: Untagged
  • Summer ending

    Every year this happens: Fall comes too soon. Here in Maine of course, Fall is spectacular. But still, it means another summer has come to an end. I have never gotten the calendar on this website to work properly so I have not been able to post the dates of speaking engagements (which, incidentally, are fewer each year as I get older..80!.. and fi ...
    Sep 04 Tags: Untagged
  • Small Town Maine

      On Saturday morning, Howard and Alfie and I stood on the side of the road and watched the Old Home Days parade in the tiny town of Lovell, Maine (population just over 1000)  There is something nostalic and charming about such events: the aged VFW guys, the float with a handful of Girl Scouts, the solitary man in a kilt, playing bagpipes. And o ...
    Jul 18 Tags: Untagged
  • Poor Bucky

      Some years ago, my brother, a doctor, gave my grandson a human skeleton for his 13th birthday.  The same grandson will be 19 next month and his interests have moved on to other things, some of them better off unidentified.  Bucky (for so the skeleton is named, for reasons I have forgotten) now lives in my office, wearing a baseball cap.  I ign ...
    Jun 12 Tags: Untagged
  • Remembering army posts Featured

    Perhaps it is coincidental, but on Memorial Day weekend Howard and I went by boat to Great Diamond IsIand in Casco Bay (Maine) and stayed at the Inn at Diamond Cove for a brief (chilly, rainy, but cozy) time. I say coincidental because I had not been there before and had not known...until we arrived...that the Inn is actually a military barracks, ...
    May 30 Tags: Untagged
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