Category Archives: Maureen’s Posts

A great Christmas movie that’s not on any list but mine

So, Thanksgiving, right? I feel under some pressure to do a “what I’m thankful for” post, so here it goes… Ha ha! I almost had you, didn’t I? I think you guys know me better than that. ‘Tis the season … Continue reading

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Local newspaper gone? Be scared. Very scared.

Colleague and former journalistic rival Brenda Buchanan recently captured very well why everyone should care about the demise of a newspaper like Biddeford’s Journal-Tribune, which closed earlier this month after 135 years in business. While it’s also the place I … Continue reading

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Hitting the road for more cool Maine stuff

My sister Liz was visiting from Oregon recently, and we took the opportunity to take a day trip up to Piscataquis County, since she hadn’t been there before. It was rainy and cool out, but that actually added to the … Continue reading

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The ‘feral’ cats and a thought on writing good characters

I’d been waiting in line for nearly two hours at the Waterville Humane Shelter Saturday when I finally was let into the cat area to see the cats. It was “clear the shelter” day and by the time my number … Continue reading

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Maine summer: It’s hot, so I’ll keep it short. Or not.

Actually, it’s Maine, so while I was writing the title, it suddenly wasn’t hot any more. Once when I was a kid we were at Mass and it was a sweltering humid summer day (St. Patrick’s in Elmira, N.Y., for … Continue reading

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More living (and writing) in the great state of Maine

As regular readers know, I’ve been thundering around Maine in the Subaru, and posting some of the photos from my travels here. Someone who is a regular visitor to Maine’s coast from out of state (I guess not a regular … Continue reading

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Another livin’ in Maine roadtrip and cool stuff

I’ve recently started, when I have time, taking long road trips on a weekend day to parts of the state I haven’t been to in a while, or ever. My trip a couple weekends ago was to semi-familiar territory: the … Continue reading

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