Berry Picking Time!

Maine winters can seem like they are never going to end. They are cold, snowy, and dark but if you plan well during the summer months you can have a little taste of summer during those bleak winter days. One way to do that is to preserve the fruit that is available during those warmer […]

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The Summer of Jess

I  just discovered the show Seinfeld a couple of years ago, I was 8 when the show first aired and thought Seinfeld was something for “older people”. Well I guess I’m in the “older people” category now because I’ve been watching the reruns on TBS , I now know who the Soup Nazi is and […]

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Maine Staycation

One of the perks of being a teacher is the time off that we have! The past couple of Aprils, Andrew and I have gone to Europe, but between bachelorette parties, weddings and visits with friends out of state we decided that we didn’t need to go abroad this year *sigh*. I made the best […]

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Yoga and Beer

I went to Foulmouthed Brewing tonight to try something that is popping up all over the Greater Portland area, yoga and beer. It had been a LONG week and when a coworker suggested that we try this I was all in. My friends own Foulmouthed, so if I’m going to make a fool out of myself […]

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A Piece of the World

“Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. That dilapidated house in the distance, looming up like a secret that won’t […]

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