Tag Archives: Hartland

Green Zen

John Clark on something that you might not think has much to do with writing. Read on and decide for yourself. Remember when you were a kid? Think for a moment about some of the things you were absolutely convinced … Continue reading

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The Heritage of a Garden Writer

John Clark on the start of planting season. Kate and I share an interesting heritage. Dad had a degree in horticulture from the Stockbridge School at U. Mass. Mom began writing about food and gardens when we were little. She … Continue reading

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Mass Booking in Hartland

Holli Baker woke up one morning two years ago with an idea. As president of the Hartland-St. Albans Lions Club, she had been working on coming up with a service project that could impact the area in new and significant … Continue reading

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A Mostly True, Sorta Tale of Guyishness, Minus the Bullet Holes and Duct Tape

John Clark is unavailable today as he’s in Rapid City, SD at the Elmo Ermwood Institute for an annual spiritual oil change and alignment. He will return for his next regularly scheduled post. His favorite cousin, Pradesh ‘Bubba’ Letourneau is … Continue reading

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Out to Canaan, or Some Assembly Required

John Clark on the democratic process.   I got involved in politics during the Vietnam War and learned in the process that individuals really could make a difference. Unfortunately my addictions got in the way of continuing to have any … Continue reading

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Rehabbing the Geek Room

John Clark sharing the changes to my favorite room here at the house. First a bit of background. We lived in our first home for 27 years, doing one heck of a lot of renovation as well as building a … Continue reading

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Is Millinocket Memorial Library the Canary in the Coal Mine?

John Clark here, sharing a recent experience as well as some other scary possibilities facing the Maine library community. I was invited to be part of a brainstorming panel that met in the Millinocket town hall and discussed ideas and … Continue reading

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