6 Humungous reasons to winter in Maine

It’s inevitable when you live in Maine. Come January and February people start grumbling about winter (the black sheep of the season family), and some of your favorite people trek on down to sunny Florida. I see their Facebook status popping up like postcards from heaven. Bronze faces enjoying poolside pleasures, long walks on the beach […]

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African Violets and Forgiveness: A Tribute

My Aunt Amber taught me a great deal about being independent, tough, resilient and kind. And one of the best lessons she taught me came through an experience I had with her African violet. Growing up on a farm meant not much time or money for vacations, so it was momentous when Dad declared he’d […]

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A Brood of Vipers???

Last Sunday the congregation of our church was shaken out of its usual routine, when we arrived to find a problem with the heat in the building. The temperature outside was one measly degree, and baby it was cold inside! The clever churchmen immediately launched into problem solving mode, and within minutes the boiler was back […]

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