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SUMMERTIME AND I HAVEN”T WRITTEN SQUAT!!!

I’m sitting here listening to Eddie Cochran sing his 1958 hit SUMMERTIME BLUES Paul’s video jukebox (http://www.1959bhsmustangs.com/VideoJukebox.htm#) on my PC and when I hear the lyric “You can’t have the car because you didn’t work a lick” I realize that I … Continue reading

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Giveaway-Whispers of Warning

Congratulations, Ruth Nixon! You are the  winner of the Whispers of Warning Giveaway!  Jessie: On the coast of Maine, moving once more towards a September 1 deadline. I’m not sure why it is but for some reason, over the past … Continue reading

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Summer Soundtrack

By Brenda Buchanan I’ve paid special attention to my senses when writing this summer. Regular readers of this blog might have guessed as much when I wrote in July about summer’s indelible scents. Today I want to talk about the richness of the … Continue reading

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Summer’s short, and Vacationland beckons

Is it summer that does it? Is it the warm breezes, the intoxicating smell of flowers, the promise of ice cream? I don’t know, but something makes it hard to knuckle down and do what’s has to be done. One … Continue reading

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The Scents of Summer

By Brenda Buchanan This time of year is one long olfactory system celebration. You can fill your lungs with the sweet smell of a just-cut hayfield. Huff the scent of ripe strawberries. Stick your face right up close to a … Continue reading

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It’s that E.B. White ode to summer time of year again

Well, it’s not even summer and it’s been 90 degrees out for two days. I’ve had enough. But one great thing about it, is that it’s a great segue into my June tradition of writing about E.B. White’s beautiful essay, … Continue reading

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Where Did The Summer Go?

As I sit here on the evening of the first day of autumn, watching this year’s potato crop being harvested, I can’t help but ask, “Where did the summer go?” Up here in The County we joke that “I overslept … Continue reading

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