Tag Archives: Union Maine

Senebec Hill Stuffing

Today we feature a “Ghost post” from John Clark and Kate Flora’s late mother, A. Carman Clark. Country living writer, journalist, newspaper editor, and, late in life, a mystery writer, Mrs. Clark always had a wry way of looking at … Continue reading

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A bit of Nostalgia

I wrote this many years ago. Last week, wandering around the edge of the family berry patch got me remembering it.   Blueberry Summers Beth waited while I looked around the new room, hunting for the Shedd’s peanut butter pail. … Continue reading

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Role Models?

Kate Flora here, watching the snow come down. For lunch today, I was eating a bowl of lentil soup and reading about Diana Nyad in the New Yorker. When I was growing up on a farm in Union, Maine, I … Continue reading

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The Scents and Sounds of Summer

Kate Flora, amazed that suddenly it is August and there is already an unwanted nip in morning air. As I’m sinking into a new book, and feeling like I need a tune-up, I’ve been trying to do some of the … Continue reading

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Dreaming

When I was growing up on a chicken farm in a small Maine town, money was often tight. Bill collectors really did knock on the door, sometimes the phone got turned off, and there was a large hole in the … Continue reading

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Blueberries for All!

(Note: A slightly different version of this column appeared here last summer. But It’s blueberry season again, and there are more of you reading this, so I thought it would be fun to run it again.) Kate Flora: For my 55th … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? We Ask Some Maine Libraries. . .

Kate Flora here, celebrating National Library Week by looking at some of the interesting names that our libraries have, and the stories behind those names. I suppose my fascination with this is two-fold: first, because like the other writers here, … Continue reading

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