Tag Archives: baseball

Baseball and the Amateur

One of the reasons I love baseball (and boy-howdy, do I miss lying back in the recliner after a long day of word-wrangling and sinking into those rhythms and sounds), is that for the most part, it’s played by normal-sized … Continue reading

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Spring In My Step

It’s here! It’s here! Spring’s finally here! It was a long, damn winter, wasn’t it? The pre-Christmas snow. The post-Christmas cold snap that went on f-o-r-e-v-e-r. The ice and the slush and those three annoying nor’easters in the month of … Continue reading

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Three Generations of Maine Writers and One Packed Away Clown Mobile

The heroes (and villains) in our books all have origin stories. Most writers do too. I never knew my parents. I was left in the care of a gruff aunt and uncle on a desert planet with two suns and nothing … Continue reading

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Baseball is Life; Life is Baseball

By Brenda Buchanan Baseball is reassuring. It makes me feel as if the world is not going to blow up. Pulitzer prize-winning poet Sharon Olds said that, and she’s right. Especially in this crazy political summer that we all know is … Continue reading

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Red Sox Sadness

Vicki here on October first. A dark, rainy day in Maine — an appropriate time to express a little sorrow over the ending of the Sox’s season just a few short days ago. I’ve been holding it all in, going about … Continue reading

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