Tag Archives: Depression

Beating The Winter Blues

Vaughn C. Hardacker here. I suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder or, to most of us, Seasonal Depression. The definition of the disorder is: a mood disorder subset in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year exhibit … Continue reading

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Your Friends Tell You What You Need To Hear

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: As many readers of this blog know, I live further north than any other contributor to this blog. This can be a problem when you hate winter. All of my memories of growing up in Caribou, … Continue reading

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The Prankster’s Favorite Day and Thoughts on Writing Comfortably

There’s nothing better than a really well timed ‘Gotcha.’ While I’ve played my share of April Fools jokes, the best ones have come in my library career. It started with an after Halloween sale when I worked at the old … Continue reading

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Thoughts as 2014 winds up

While there are three weeks remaining in 2014, this is my last scheduled post for the year at MCW. Looking back, it has been an interesting one to say the least. I became a grandfather to the neatest, happiest kid … Continue reading

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Mr. Rockefeller’s Roads — by Lea Wait

It all started, I was told by a Mainer with 5 generations of Bar Harbor carpenters in her genes, with a stubborn, pregnant, woman.  Never mind that her father-in-law was the founder of Standard Oil. Never mind that she could have … Continue reading

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