It could have been an omen, that our Maine driver’s licenses arrived this morning. After taking two days “off” (one to celebrate all the mothers), we popped up to Troy with Annie and Homer and a small list of possible tasks. We’d been feeling a little doldrum-ish, with the indeterminate state of the camper program, …

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My editor when I was Design Director for the Christian Science Monitor, the late Dick Cattani, took seriously the charge to manage the whole newspaper — not just the reportage and editing, not just the graphics and photography, not just the fonts and overall publication design — ALL of it, in concert. In today’s parlance, …

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Good Things

Enough about standing ankle-deep in flying squirrel poop — and yes, at times the poop was flying. Let me summarize a few things: Three weeks and one day after our closing, we have a fully installed and functional propane/warm air heating system. With the help of brother-in-law Tim, all the insulation is down out of …

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