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About oldmainer

I am retired and live in southern Maine with my wife and two dogs of questionable origin. I created this blog as an outlet for my occasional opinions and random observations since my wife is tired of hearing them and, after 50 some odd years, probably with good reason. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.

Colorful Quotes

“When you give someone a gift of color, you’re giving a gift of love,” ― Anthony T. Hincks Advertisements

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Sights Of The Season

Wow, where did the time go.  Seems like I just got here and already it is time to leave.  Oops, I think I just made a pun.  I guess a little humor doesn’t hurt, especially when your future is a … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. – Hans Hofmann

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The Vet

I slammed the car door and ran across the parking lot, stamping the slush off of my boots before entering the McDonald’s. The thermometer was hovering around eight degrees and a cup of steaming hot coffee sounded really good. I … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

A color is as strong as the impression it creates. Ivan Albright

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American Dream

AWindowless facades gape With saddened eyes Cracked sidewalks Hopscotch and hope Remnants of yesterday Once vibrant streets vacant Life but whispers on the wind Weed filled lots Host rusted skeletons That slumber there Trees, like old friends Embrace the decay … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

 I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way–things I had no words for. Georgia O’Keeffe Quotes – Female Artists – Artists Georgia O’Keeffe Painting RedCanna

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