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Month: July 2018

You can’t go to Maine without eating a lobster Roll

You can’t go to Maine without eating a lobster Roll

I love Lubec, Maine for so many reasons!  Last week, on a most sunny, cool, glorious afternoon, I did my ‘friendship duty’ of eating a fresh-from-the-sea Maine Lobster roll. I must say, I was not excited about this culinary commitment. The thought of mayo, bread, and lobster just didn’t thrill me. I don’t get why I’d chosen to eat lobster sullied by mayonnaise and stuffed between bread — which I try not to eat. I despise mayonnaise.  But I promised a few…

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What’s with the FB bashing? We can do better!

What’s with the FB bashing? We can do better!

Okay, I admit, I have little patience, these days, for extreme thinking — of any sort. After spending time with so many rural leaders in Mississippi who are doing great work trying to reclaim their communities, I am intolerant of the blanket judgments of people who get current day news from movies made about a time that was a half-century ago. Without a doubt, those issues are still prevalent today, as they are in cities all around the country. And,…

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My Prayer Pie for Fourth of July

My Prayer Pie for Fourth of July

I am normally NOT a fourth of July celebrator, but today I am…in my own quiet way. I’m taking a break from the road, dog sitting for friends-of-friends as they travel for the fourth. So here I am, dog sitting at a house with the BEST kitchen ever with a pantry that has every baking ingredient you’d ever wish for. Today, I bake in gratitude and honor. I am about to enter the fifth month of my sojourn through some…

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