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A friend dropped by on his way to his in-progress place on the Airline yesterday. While catching up, he commented on the previous generation’s tendency to hoard and how long it takes to go through stuff after they die. That … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Saving and Hoarding

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again doing some weeding. This past week, when I was moving last year’s file folders to make room for new ones for 2019 receipts, I realized that every single one of the places I … Continue reading

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A Summer of Making Stuff from Other Stuff

This summer, I’ve felt more creative than I have for a long time, and one of my favorite features in this new house of ours is a gorgeous workshop that Ben has graciously agreed to let me use for whatever … Continue reading

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Looking at Shame and Slipped Disks in an entirely different way

John Clark reflecting on a couple accomplishments from my checkered library career. One, The Publishers’ Hall of Shame, ended in 2008, but made a real impact on both the library and publishing world. It began while I was the mental … Continue reading

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“Use it up, wear it out…” by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Today I want to salute a venerable Maine tradition. It is a recreation area, a standard-bearer for environmentalism, a community center, and a boon to the pocketbooks of Mainers: the town dump. I know. If you live in a big … Continue reading

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