Tag Archives: summer

Five + Five

Labor Day is behind us.  My neighbor’s tree (admittedly, always the first to turn) is shedding its leaves. It’s time to start wearing socks again. There is no denying it–fall is here. Before turning the page on summer, I’d like … Continue reading

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Summer Favorites

Susan Vaughan here. Summer is winding down (sorry for mentioning that), and here in Maine that’s mid August. I’ve finished the latest manuscript and am waiting for feedback from beta readers. So I want to share what I appreciate about … Continue reading

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August, and a Bit After

John Clark watching a nighttime thunderstorm move eastward toward Penobscot Bay. We’re a couple days away from September, but I’ve had August’s unique personality on my mind for the past couple weeks. While (for me, at least) June and July … Continue reading

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Who needs a vacation when you live in Vacationland?

If I’m repeating myself, forgive me. I love Maine, you know I do. But don’t ask me what I did on my summer vacation, because I haven’t had one. That hasn’t stopped everyone else. One of the issues with living … Continue reading

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GOING LOONY, REVISITED

Susan Vaughan here. I posted this last summer, but at Maine lakes, loons and their chicks are out and about, so I thought it a good time to revisit the subject. A few years ago, my husband and I sold … Continue reading

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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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