Monthly Archives: February 2008

Tearing away..

I am not sure in what order to list these events in my life. I know that I want to write about the winter camping trip I took last week. But right now there is something more important to me … Continue reading

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We like the price, not the product

I have to pass on this article that was printed in a recent NY Times Business section.  It is entitled My Cortex Made Me Buy It.It is a must read for all of us that strive to place a smaller … Continue reading

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“A good walk in fresh air sorts things out.”

I am into a fresh appreciation for walking outside again. My friend Clarkie came up from Portsmouth, NH for Friday night and Saturday morning as part of a visit where we went to see the Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile … Continue reading

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Get Back ( From Where You Once Belonged)

  I spent more money in 5 minutes after hitting the street in New  Orleans  than I did in my whole 5 days  at Disneyworld a couple of weeks ago.   A twenty ounce Margarita and pulled pork sandwich purchased from … Continue reading

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Across the Universe onto Canal St.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail has left me with a set of narrow skills that surprises me,  no matter where I might be.  Last night found me really hungry, but with no  time to find even a fast food restaurant, due … Continue reading

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Sometimes a great notion

hits me and I want to tell everybody about it. This time it is not my idea, but most of the great ideas I entertain are not generated here at 290 High St. I am grateful for a gift subscription … Continue reading

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The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

There was a mistake in today’s New York Times.  The town of Kingfield, ME was profiled in the Havens section, page D5.  And, by the way, the sleepy hamlet of Kingfield, Maine  will no longer be a “… good little … Continue reading

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