The Maine
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Tuesday 207: Putt-Putt Par

painting by Jessica Ives I needed to have a little fun with the 207 feature this week so I joined Jonathan for a late summer round of nine holes. Not eighteen. Just nine. It’s been a jam-packed season and there’s no more need to overachieve. It’s time to slow down to the putt-putt speed of a […]

Tooth Twine

via the EQ “I soon realized I had made no mistake in my choice of a wife. I was helping her pack an overnight bag one afternoon when she said, ‘Put in some tooth twine.’ I knew then that a girl who called dental floss tooth twine was the girl for me.” —E. B. White, […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #39

Recently spotted in my Facebook feed: “…a hot bath is the best place for all of us in the miserable month of January.” -My Year, Roald Dahl

E. B. White – To Save, Or To Savor?

via jesssmithmaine “I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” E. B. White


adventure by Thorfinn Expeditions “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #398

Excerpt from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, shared today on Facebook: It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

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