Monthly Archives: March 2011

Field Trip: Old Fort Western

I found myself back in Augusta yesterday, this time for a meeting. To make up for Monday’s aborted field trip, I got off the ferry, hopped in my car, and got up to Augusta in time for a little wander-about. … Continue reading

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New Blog: Save the Mural!

I just got word about a new blog devoted to saving the History of Maine Labor mural, recently removed from our Department of Labor. Go here to check it out. Many thanks for your supportive comments and for passing the … Continue reading

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A sad field trip :(

Since I’m in Augusta every week, I always thought a field trip of our Capital City would be in order. The historic waterfront along the Kennebec River seemed like a great place to start until last week, when our Department … Continue reading

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“Walk here!”

When I said I wasn’t going to “walk” – that I wasn’t going to attend my own graduation, I got an email from Deb Meehan, the director at URock. Subject line: Walk here! URock hosts its own graduation celebration to … Continue reading

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Spring!

Bare ground? Check. Mud? Check. Flats of tomato and pepper seedlings started? Check. First robins in the yard? Check. First bulbs coming into bloom? Check. A little more snow on those bulbs? Check. Must be springtime in Maine. Yes, the … Continue reading

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UMA-All day and into the night

Monday was a big day at UMaine Augusta. The Board of Trustees for all of the UMaine System met there to, among other things, discuss and approve their strategic plan. I sat in on the end of the student representative … Continue reading

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New Poet Laureate for Maine

I woke to the news that Maine has a new Poet Laureate. I own, but can’t put my hands on, one of his books. I had in mind to post one of his poems here this morning, by way of … Continue reading

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