Category Archives: Maureen’s Posts

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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The joy of the Maine write-cation

As you read this, and as I write it, I’m in a cabin in Piscataquis County. Wifi is spotty so I’ll keep it short. Not that I have to make excuses — I’m on a write-cation, and if you get … Continue reading

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And the winner is… true crime all the time

As writers, we spend a lot of time thinking great thoughts, perusing intellectual tomes and having deep insightful conversation with like-minded artists. Kidding! Let’s face it, this time of year, with the sleet hitting the windows and another work week … Continue reading

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