Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Heritage of a Garden Writer

John Clark on the start of planting season. Kate and I share an interesting heritage. Dad had a degree in horticulture from the Stockbridge School at U. Mass. Mom began writing about food and gardens when we were little. She … Continue reading

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There’s no research like being there

Late Friday afternoon I was piddling around, trying to get some writing and other stuff done, when a realization struck me: It was a gloomy, cold and rainy Friday of Memorial Day weekend. Yeah, I know, when isn’t it? But … Continue reading

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Visiting Maine, and a Parade

By Barb, who is spending her Memorial Day helping her kids pack to move Happy Memorial Day, everyone! I hope you are all reading and relaxing. Today as my guest, I’m happy to have my friend Edith Maxwell, who tells … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 27-28, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Barb Ross (Monday), Maureen Milliken (Tuesday), John Clark (Wednesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Thursday), and Bruce Robert Coffin (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Kate Flora: We’ve all heard the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers,” but when April showers become endless May showers, most of the things people are saying are words we cannot print here. If you are in other parts of … Continue reading

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May 25th

Jessie: Traipsing about somewhere in the U.K. Right about now I am likely in Scotland visiting one of my kids who is just finishing up a semester  abroad. Because  this post was written several days before I left I cannot say for … Continue reading

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Whitey and Me

Joe Souza: I never met Whitey Bulger growing up. I’m not sure that I ever wanted to meet him, but I was certainly intrigued by the legend of the man. The truth is, Whitey Bulger is as responsible for my foray … Continue reading

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