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And The Leaves Drift Down, One By One

By Brenda Buchanan This week I’m nursing an injured wrist, which makes typing something of a challenge.  So I dug into the archives and re-surfaced this post from 2016, which features nicer foliage photos than I could have taken this … Continue reading

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The Poets Say It Best

 On these suddenly truncated days when we strive to convince ourselves winter is not rounding the near corner, I’m comforted by poetry that honors this season of transition and all the metaphors it offers.  Here are some of my favorites, … Continue reading

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Books, Books and More Books!

By Brenda Buchanan Fall is now rushing into view.  When I gaze at my shelf of just-read and to-be-read books I wish there were more hours in the day. My writing schedule keeps me in front of the keyboard until 9:30 or so … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Autumn in Maine

By Brenda Buchanan The turning of the leaves took us by surprise this year. After a long summer spent watering the garden we had modest hopes. Too dry for good color, we thought. Wait ‘til next year. (Yes, Red Sox … Continue reading

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Is That a Real Holiday?

Susan Vaughan here. While going through a calendar given to me, I found a number of special commemorative days and sort-of holidays I’d never heard of. I’m betting few of you have heard of them too. September has more than … Continue reading

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No Regrets

Jessie: In neighboring New Hampshire searching for wool socks. Two mornings ago my son had to scrape frost off his car before driving to school. Last Friday a friend brought me a ripe pumpkin she grew in her back field. … Continue reading

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