Tag Archives: Maine

A tale of survival – how we made it through 12 hours without electricity

By | November 1, 2017

While we slept on Sunday night, Maine received a storm of biblical proportions. Well, maybe I’m exaggerating. But it was bad. Winds over 50 mph, lots and lots of rain. I didn’t sleep much because of all the noise outside. I never sleep well during storms. We woke up with no electricity. Turns out more… Read More »

Happy Father’s Day on this muggy Sunday in Maine

By | June 18, 2017

When I opened my email this morning, this is what I found from my 10-year-old son: One day, the lord said, “Let there be light!” And there was light. A few million years later, god gave many people heroes. They were marvel comics, they were the Spartans, they were even the gods. My idea of… Read More »

How I stopped Alfred the groundhog from eating my entire garden

By | June 14, 2017

Every summer, I have a vegetable garden. I plant the same standards every year – tomatoes, peas, yellow squash, and zucchini, with a small separate area for basil, dill and parsley. I also plant an extra or two every year, such as lettuce or carrots. The past two years I’ve added peppers, with very little… Read More »