Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Lasts

My daughter is a senior in high school. Now that she’s officially got herself into college (Vassar) and she, her father, her brother, and I know that she’ll be going away, we’ve begun the parade of “lasts”—her last home high … Continue reading

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The Builders

This month, we at Old South are celebrating the 225th anniversary of the gathering of Congregationalists in Hallowell, Maine. As we contend this month with another very snowy Maine winter, and the piles of snow that have just about completely … Continue reading

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In the Cold, Cold North

A few weeks ago, I came upon this humorous cartoon: I was thinking about that cartoon yesterday afternoon, while I was snowshoeing near our house in Belgrade, Maine: There I am in front of our boat house. I’m standing on … Continue reading

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