Tag Archives: Maine

Change comes to Mount Jensen: Work in progress

This is a story about change in a small Maine town.  The changes come in many forms.  This piece is about setting the framework:   The first sign that change had come to Mount Jensen, Maine was the sight of … Continue reading

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A sample from WIP ‘Mount Jensen:’ Cooking class, a three-ooff omelet

A knife load of butter, three fingers of chopped onion, a fistful of sliced potatoes, turned twice, and then pushed to the edge of the grill, away from the main heat. Four pieces of toast, six fried eggs sunny-side-up arranged … Continue reading

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Maybe I’ll go bald

I think I’ll go bald. Seems all the rage. Actors who were popular when they had hair are now bald, and still seem popular. That would mean that I would have to shave my head. But I grew a beard … Continue reading

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A taste of something new (and not a murder mystery)

This a  piece from a story called “The year the world came to Mount Jensen, Maine.” It’s the tale of a small Maine town that is going through changes and features such characters as Max Danton, a teen-ager blogger, Henderson, … Continue reading

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The absolute truth about why there is a Statue Of Liberty at Garland Pond

NOTE:  This is what results from a little research into composting toilet systems, recollections of summers on Garland Pond, Maine, and a dip into the pool of Maine story telling traditions. The author can not be held accountable if any … Continue reading

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The Great Blueberry Strike

We just wanted a fair wage for our blueberry picking. Little did we know how our struggles would fit in to the grand global struggle between labor and management, the haves and the have-nots, and supply and demand. Some of … Continue reading

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Two readings events this week: Wednesday and Saturday

I’m taking part in two reading events this week. The first is “Raise Your Voice,” at the Phillipsburg, N.J. Free Public Library from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Writers will get a few minutes to read from their work. The … Continue reading

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Introducing Nola Jensen

In one of the stories resting comfortably in a computer file (and backed up on a hard drive) is “Oswald’s War.”  It’s about the homecoming of Nola Jensen to Mt. Jensen, Maine, named for her ancestors. She is seeking a … Continue reading

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Excerpt: “What happened when the post office closed”

An excerpt from “What happened when the post office closed: A love letter”. The unnamed characters in this story are the models for two of the main characters in the in-progress novel, “Oswald’s War.” Short link for this story: http://wp.me/p1mc2c-4yContinue reading

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A Christmas tale, 2012

I don’t know how my neighbor could have had a worse year. He lost his job when the paper mill shut down, then lost his part-time job when the trucking company cut routes. His mother died early in the year … Continue reading

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