Category Archives: Maine

  1. Winter Exercise

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    January 31, 2018 by Jean

    One of my recurring dilemmas is how to get enough exercise in winter. During the good weather months, my preferred …
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  2. Making Holiday Music

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    December 16, 2017 by Jean

    Last weekend was my choral group’s annual holiday concert. We sang two performances, one on Saturday evening and the other …
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  3. Murphy’s Law and the Kindness of Mainers

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    November 15, 2017 by Jean

    The fifth day of the power outage in Maine was a Murphy’s Law kind of day. The power hadn’t been …
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  4. Camping at Home

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    November 4, 2017 by Jean

    During the last week in October, the local meteorologists kept warning us about a big storm that would crash into …
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  5. Seasonal Transitions

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    October 19, 2017 by Jean

    Wherever I have lived in my adult life (southern California for two years after college, the mid-Atlantic region during my …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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