Category Archives: Maggie’s Posts

Winter Woes

Confession: While I have lived in Maine much longer than New York, the state of my birth, I have never really acclimated to Maine winters. Or winters of any location. Growing up on Long Island, I walked a mile to … Continue reading

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Existential Essentials

The holidays used to throw me into a tizzy when our kids were little. There were four of them, and we let them ask for three things each, just like the number of the Wise Men’s gifts. I may have … Continue reading

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C’est un petit monde

Ooh la la. I have some good writing news. Yay for more euros! Do you know I have been an international best-selling author? C’est vrai.  At least in France. (I am hearing the Coneheads now. At. Least. In. France.) I’m … Continue reading

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Putting the Dead in Deadline

Limbo: an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution; an intermediate state or condition. We don’t need to discuss the religious or ethnochoreography* definitions. (*the study of dance. Now you’ve learned a new word. Good luck pronouncing it and … Continue reading

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Earlate Bloomer

I have a major milestone birthday coming up, which has led me to reflect on my very circuitous path to publishing. I graduated from high school when I was fifteen, college at 19. Rather unbelievably, I was offered a job … Continue reading

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The Writing is Off the Wall

I have discovered the “closed caption” command now that I am losing my hearing and probably my mind. This is especially necessary for the British mystery shows I love to watch on my computer but cannot understand. You know, the … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells a Story

We moved into our current house in Farmington three years ago just about this time. When I was packing up the last house (in three weeks!), I came across a bulletin board that had been tucked in a closet. I … Continue reading

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Outward Bound

I am leaving the house tomorrow. This may not sound newsworthy to you, but I probably do not need much more than a few extra fingers and toes to record my perambulations in the outside world since the pandemic began. … Continue reading

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Something’s Gotta Give

When I began to write “for real,” I was working. There was never enough time to do what needed to be done, even when I woke up at 4 AM to peck away. Watching television soon went by the wayside, … Continue reading

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Cover Chameleon

If you have been in a bookstore lately (and I confess, I have not…I seem to be hellbent on enriching Jeff Bezos, possibly even sending him off to space again), you will have noticed a relatively new trend in book … Continue reading

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