MAINE COURSE
My hands smelled of earth when my kids and I arrived home on a recent evening. We’d just planted our plot at the community garden, carefully placing the tomato, cucumber and pepper seedlings, cabbage starts and rows of radish and onion seeds. There was a… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    Unexplained happenings are common in the Bangor Historical Society’s historic Thomas A. Hill House. Items go missing and are found, much later, where they should have been in the first place. Lights turn on that shouldn’t. Others work mysteriously. Strange noises are heard. Those… Read More
TASTE BUDS
My parents didn’t believe in soda for children. When my sister and I were thirsty we drank water out of a Dixie cup assigned to us, lined up on the window sill just above the kitchen sink, one for each family member. Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Asparagus, potato and eggs all produced in this yard combined to make a gorgeous frittata for supper the other day. We ate asparagus for most of May but during the summer an occasional spear of it emerges which I cut to add… Read More

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TASTE BUDS
Another coconut cookie recipe never hurt anyone. This one came from Jan Varnum in Bar Harbor. Her mother, Ruth H. Witt, used to make them when Jan was a child, and Jan still does, too. I liked them very much because their flavor comes… Read More