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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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On energy policy, it’s Mitt Romney vs. The Clapper

One of the most frightening things I ever saw was the Androscoggin River running red. This was in the early 1960s when our family was driving into Rumford, Maine on the south side of the river toward the paper mill … Continue reading

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Margaret Chase Smith “Declaration of Conscience”

With announcement today that Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe is not going to run for re-election, I thought of this famous speech by the model of all women public office holders, Margaret Chase Smith of Skowhegan, Maine. She delivered on the … Continue reading

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