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My Thoughts Are Like Sanderlings, Redux

In early April, when our awareness of the pandemic was still new, I wrote a post consisting of a series of random thoughts. I thought about that post last Sunday while walking the beach late in the afternoon, studying the … Continue reading

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Good-bye Summer, Hello Fall

by Barb, writing probably her last blog post from her front porch in Boothbay Harbor for this year Today is Labor Day, and even in this, Maine’s warmest summer on record, there’s a nip in the air in the evenings … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894, after the notorious Pullman Strike. The idea was to show the strength and spirit of U.S. workers, and not incidentally also to appease them after 6 were killed and 17 wounded by … Continue reading

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