Category Archives: Maine

  1. Is This the Face of Voter Fraud?

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    August 10, 2017 by Jean

    One afternoon in June, I went to my local Town Hall to vote in a special election. I should note …
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  2. Perfect Moments, Mishaps, and the Kindness of Strangers

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    August 3, 2017 by Jean

    Life is inevitably made up of high points and low points, perfect moments and things that go wrong. Generally, I’m …
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  3. Marches and Musicals

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    May 2, 2017 by Jean

    This past weekend, I stepped outside my comfort zone to participate in two events. The first was the People’s Climate …
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  4. Town Meetings

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    April 27, 2017 by Jean

    The reading I’ve been doing to try to understand the fall Presidential election has given me a new understanding of …
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  5. Not What I Expected

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    March 27, 2017 by Jean

    Regular readers may have noticed that I’ve been A.W.O.L. from this blog in recent weeks. The reason is that all …
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  6. Snow, Snow and More Snow

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    February 12, 2017 by Jean

    Maine is currently in what the meteorologists call an “active weather pattern;” and in February that means, snow, snow, and …
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  7. First Snow

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    November 21, 2016 by Jean

    I admit to being caught off guard by our first snow of the season. I blame sports. I usually get …
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