Tag Archives: living in Maine

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Retirement Communities

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    July 18, 2017 by Jean

    Several months ago, I began to think seriously about what I will do when the hassles and physical work involved …
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  7. Old Dogs and New Tricks

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    July 4, 2017 by Jean

    For most of my life, I assumed that our ability to learn new things declines dramatically as we age, as …
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