Tag Archives: Somerset County

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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the Death of an Old Family Friend

John Clark reprising a piece I wrote for Wolf Moon Journal back in 2005 in the hope it brightens your day as we creep into February. On the Death of An Old Family Friend When you marry, you gain more … Continue reading

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Hartland, Maine: Hardscrabble?-Yes, Heartless?-Not by a Longshot.

John Clark¬†here, bringing you to Harland, Maine.¬†Snow came today, giving our town a fresh clean look. Real wreaths with lights swing from utility poles all over town, hung up and plugged in by the town crew last Friday. A big, … Continue reading

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And The Band Plays On

If you live in rural Maine, chances are you have multiple income streams going to keep the wolf away from the door. You have to because depending on the hardscrabble economy’s vagaries, some of those will get dammed upstream by … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Lea Wait

Jim Hayman: Mystery readers know Lea Wait as (perhaps?) the alter ego of Maggie Summer, the protagonist of Lea’s 5-book Shadows Antique Print Mystery Series, the most recent of which is Shadows of a Down East Summer. Maggie has an … Continue reading

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