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Tag: baseball

Tuesday 207: The Home Team

painting by Jessica Ives Root, root, root! April 14th is the first game of the season at Hadlock Field. +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine  and Save thirty percent on any 4×4 inch oil on panel painting by making your purchase within the first week of its posting. Instead of […]

He finds his former self. In the least expected place.

photograph by Josh Nagle

Not a bad way to end an afternoon of Little League baseball.

  photographs by Jamie Bloomquist


text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist As the autumn leaves glow dimly through the mist in the dying light of this October evening, the Red Sox third playoff game vs. the Tampa Bay Rays in a five-game ALDS series has just gotten underway. Bottom of the first. Spaghetti sauce simmers while I knit, anxiously.

How Baseball Saved My Marriage

poem by Kristen Lindquist Editor’s note: This poem was read by Garrison Keillor on the June 12th broadcast of The Writer’s Almanac. Listen here. Congratulations Kristen, you’ve become quite a regular on this radio show! One happy hour drink in Orono and now I’m driving up the Penobscot just for kicks, past the bridge to Indian […]

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