Tag: Maine

What Is Orange?

So what is orange? Orange is warmth and sunlight, whether on my face or basking in a smile from my daughter. Orange is the glory of flowers, showing off their brilliance for all to see and enjoy. It is delicate sunrises and spectacular sunsets. It is fruits and vegetables, lined up gaily, whether for eating or…

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The One Thing – Book Review

It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about? – Henry David Thoreau Among the things I’ve done recently to nurture my creativity is to finish the book, “The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan.  I’ve been…

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Observations On Autumn

  Use what you have, use what the world gives you. Use the first day of fall: bright flame before winter’s deadness; harvest; orange, gold, amber; cool nights and the smell of fire. Our tree-lined streets are set ablaze, our kitchens filled with the smells of nostalgia: apples bubbling into sauce, roasting squash, cinnamon, nutmeg,…

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Baby Bump

There are four stages for enjoying a happy event: — anticipation (looking forward to it)— savoring (enjoying it in the moment)— expression (sharing your pleasure with others)— reflection (looking back on happy times –   which is why it may be a good idea to take pictures,   keep a one-sentence journal, collect mementos, etc.)–…

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Stained Glass in Maine

During my recent weekend in Maine, my daughter and I went into St. Saviour’s Episcopoal Church in Bar Harbor.  She waited patiently as I oohed and aahed over the stained glass, then proceeded to take a bunch of pictures.  According to its website, the church is the “oldest, largest and tallest public building on Mt. Desert…

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