Category Archives: island living

Missing blogger finally turns up…

What happens to a student blog when the blogger is no longer a student? That’s been my dilemma since graduating from UMA a couple months ago, and why there’s been zero action in this space for so long. Back then I … Continue reading

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Post-graduation limbo

So I am a graduate! Since I’m not going to the official UMA graduation next Saturday, I was so glad to have the chance to celebrate with my fellow grads at our ceremony at URock.  Kudos to all! I confess, … Continue reading

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Countdown…

Folks, I’m in the thick of it. Papers and projects due, and this silly gal (that would be me) had the crazy notion to get her husband tickets to see John Prine tomorrow night in Portland. When you live on … 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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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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Rain day, snow day, I-don’t-know day

I’ve been so fortunate with the weather this semester. Until last week, it’s been smooth sailing, figuratively – with clear roads and storm-free Mondays – and literally – crossing the bay for the first leg of my trip to UMA … Continue reading

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“It’s an honor to be nominated”

I’ve never been called stylish in my life…until now! I just learned I’ve been nominated for a Stylish Blogger Award by My Life as a Mature Age Student and Student Mum! Many thanks to Caz and Jan – this sounds … Continue reading

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