Category Archives: Country

Take A Seat

This is one of those posts where I don’t know where I want to go, but I know I want to say something. I want to use this opportunity to express, well, something. I don’t think I will go for … Continue reading

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Saw This On My Way Home

Best Political Yard Sign Ever

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What Price Freedom

I have long been a student of the Civil War.  A time when, not unlike today, our nation stood divided.  Strongly held beliefs forcing the population into a state of denial that we could continue to exist as a nation … Continue reading

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Is It Just Me Or?

I think I may have mentioned this in a previous post.  I ordered some masks on EBay and within one day received a “your order has been shipped” message.  However, after several days, with no further activity, I decided to … Continue reading

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From Whence We Came

I borrowed this photo from G.P. Cox’s “Pacific Paratrooper” blog because I could not just pass it by.  It just said too much.  We can focus on the “why” if we must.  But I instead would prefer to focus on … Continue reading

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A few years ago, we moved back to a little town in southern Maine, not too far from the old mill towns of Lewiston and Auburn.  I have visited the area often and am fascinated by the old mill buildings that still … Continue reading

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As the sun moved slowly toward the heavens And mountains annulled the remnants of the night. The moon acknowledged entrance of the sunrise Brooks and streams babbled in the light But the people unaware, instead embraced fear Consumed by the … Continue reading

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And as he closed the door On an outer world Infused with doubt and fear He turned to look anew Upon what now remained Within this edifice This wooden womb Exists his survival Alone among millions Surrounded by none But … Continue reading

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You May Be A Mainer If

For years I have enjoyed Jeff Foxworthy’s predictions about whether or not you may be a redneck.  His wit allowed him to poke a little fun at those that populate the Southern climes of the states. I guess I thought … Continue reading

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Driven By Desire

I bought my first car when I was 15 years old.  This was back in 1956.  It was a 1933 Chevy sedan and it cost me $35.  I didn’t have a license. I didn’t have insurance.  I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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