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Roger Angell, Triggerman of Sweet Memories

In August, when we often spend some time Downeast, one of my traditions is to write about talented writers who have a connection to this beautiful part of Maine. The great Roger Angell, who died in May at the age … Continue reading

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Spring’s Sweet Rituals

By Brenda Buchanan Winter’s cold, dead fingers were pried away from Southern Maine this week. No one mourned. This year’s transition to spring demanded the same kind of emotional fortitude one needs to get over a bad head cold that … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Mister Roger

John Clark here to share some memories of good times I had with a friend who left us last week. I’ve never had an abundance of friends, well close ones anyway. It never seemed to work out for more than … 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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No Blog? I Blame the Red Sox!

If I am extremely late to post today (and I am) it’s because of my favorite sports team, the Boston Red Sox. Vicki Doudera here, laying the responsibility for my tardy missive right at the cleat-wearing feet of Jacoby Ellsbury … Continue reading

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So you think you’re a Red Sox Fan?

If you’ve been in Maine for any length of time, you’re aware of the sharp (and sharper the further north you go) division between natives and everyone else (generally referred to as flatlanders or PFA’s). Sometimes it gets a bit … Continue reading

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