Category Archives: Home

Home For The Holidays

Home: noun -The place (such as a house or apartment) where a person lives The above, as defined by Merriam Webster, is what a home is supposed to be. I do not totally disagree, but I do think it falls … Continue reading

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Cold Snowy Night

Took the dogs out about midnight last night.  It had been snowing again. This time, it was the heavy wet stuff that sticks to the branches. Also the kind that knocks out your power. The dogs loved it though.  Both … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Shop

I think everyone knows what today is.  It is the day that all the people who cannot afford to buy a lot of things during the year suddenly get up in the middle of the night for the sole purpose … Continue reading

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Wintry Day

Mother Nature is knocking on my door.  Can”t blame her.  It is 7 degrees out there.  With wind chill, it feels like -12 degrees.  Guess I’ll just have to grab a book and settle down next to the fire.

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Winter In Maine

Here are a few of the sights I awoke to this morning.  Mother Nature sure knows how to throw a party.

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Giving Is Receiving

During a long and varied career with a major company  I was occasionally selected to volunteer for various causes and projects. It seems that the definition of “volunteer”had a slightly different spin on it then that of the commonly held … Continue reading

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Marching Through Life

Thinking back on my youth, I believe that one of the best things that I did was join the military. I was like any other recent high school grad. What I had learned up to then, paled by comparison to … Continue reading

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