Just when I thought I Had it All Together

June was the first month I have missed posting on my Martini Friday website since I began sharing my personal thoughts, ideas and history six years ago. I began this blog originally to help my literacy student become more comfortable reading and writing in English, her non-native language. I’ll admit that sometimes in those early […]

…and the wisdom to know the difference.

Yesterday morning, just after midnight, marked the earliest spring equinox since 1896. It has something to do with Pope Gregory XIII coming up with a somewhat convoluted formula about 500 years ago to make up for the .24 extra day in each regular calendar year. So today we are clearly entering spring in Maine. This […]