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August 2020

An August like none other. We live in strange times. However, here in Maine we are quite fortunate. Only one day a week do I don the mask and head into town to do chores. Fall is definitely in the … Continue reading

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July 2020

The masked man only goes out one day a week for chores, sanding, hardware, the bank, lumber yard, and shipping. The rest of the week is pretty normal. July doesn’t care whether there is a pandemic or not. We still … Continue reading

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June 2020

Another month of lockdown. Living on a dirt road in Maine suddenly has its advantages. We go out walking through the woods daily. It’s always a treat, most pleasant and stress relieving. You never know what you might see or … Continue reading

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May 2020

There are advantages to working alone, and advantages to living on a seldom used dirt road (the dust and mud not withstanding). Twice a day, we’re off to walk through the woods. May is a month of transformation, from snow … Continue reading

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April 2020

It’s been an April like no other. The pandemic has brought minor and major changes to everyone’s life. We, living on a dirt road in Maine, feel fortunate to be able to get out, walk through our woods, get exercise, … Continue reading

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March 2020

March started out like a normal month, and deteriorated with the pandemic. I’m fortunate to be working at home, in my shop right behind the house. We do enjoy our isolation on this dirt road, especially walks through the woods. … Continue reading

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February 2020

I took it a bit easier this month. We had our fair share of snow storms as well as a few days of rain and mud. Living on a dirt road has its challenges, and benefits. For the most part … Continue reading

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January 2020

Cold and busy describes January 2020. We had two snowstorms, nothing overwhelming, but enough to eat up two mornings clearing the driveway. As usual, I take daily walks through the woods to start (and sometimes end) the day. The path … Continue reading

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December 2019

Another year gone by. Each seems to pass a bit faster. This being my 70th, it really flew. However, it was a pretty good year and a very good month. Ever since I can remember, the Sabbathday Lake Shakers have … Continue reading

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November 2019

November, like March, is one of those months that I could do without. Not much going on outside. It’s that time between the colors of fall and the white stillness of winter. So far, no major snowstorms, just cold, melting, … Continue reading

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