Town and Gown

When you live in a small community with a major university the seasons are often defined by the academic calendar rather than the Gregorian Calendar. Where the Gregorian calendar begins in January (shortly after the start of winter), the traditional academic calendar begins in the dog days of summer long before the autumn chill and […]

Moving to Maine

We moved to Maine from California six years ago. It was a difficult decision as we were both born in Southern California and had lived there for more than five decades. We had lots of friends there though not much family. He said he never wanted to travel east of the Rockies, but then both […]