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The day the dishwasher died

March 20, 2017
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If you are old enough, you remember where you were the day of the Kennedy assassination, or when you heard the news that Elvis Presley died. I’ve added a new date to my list of…

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Resume writer’s block

March 13, 2017
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I just celebrated my one year anniversary with a new job. It brought back memories from last year when I was facing unemployment and trying to update my resume. Of course I wrote about it. Despite…

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Should I forgive him?

March 6, 2017
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After 24 years of marriage, my husband Patrick did something I’m not sure I can forgive. This will surprise anyone who knows him, since he is almost a saint. He is kind, patient, and always…

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What everyone should know about the most social car ever designed

February 20, 2017
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I just saw a commercial for the Nissan Murano, touted as “the most social car Nissan has ever designed.” This innovation has raised some disturbing questions for me, and I feel I owe it to…

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13 Tips to keep your relationship shallow

February 13, 2017
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It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. My husband and I have had a great run the past 25 years, and a lot of people ask us how we’ve been able to keep things…

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10 Sure-fire ways to cope with cabin fever

February 6, 2017
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It’s cabin fever season here in the northeast. Everyone is tired of winter and ready for spring. I have it easier than most since I am an indoor person by nature, but even I get restless this…

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Revenge of the white potato

January 30, 2017
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I grew up on an Aroostook County potato farm where I revered the spud. It represented nutritional calories on the table, money in the bank, and my ability to buy school clothes after serving an annual sentence of forced child labor. I…

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How winter sunbirds will boost Maine economy

January 23, 2017
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If you’ve read my blog post entitled, “6 Humungous Reasons to Winter in Maine,”  you know that the winter population around these parts is about to explode. How can we be ready with open hearts and hands…

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6 Humungous reasons to winter in Maine

January 16, 2017
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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…

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Looking at 2016 through my backup camera

January 9, 2017
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I love to receive Christmas cards and admire people who include an annual newsletter. I used to do that, but the cards I bought two years ago waited in vain again this year, hoping a…

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