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‘Tis the Season

You know that annual Christmas letter you get from Aunty Sue, or best friend Betty-Marie? Yeah, well, this isn’t that. Most Christmas letters make me feel worse about my life choices. I am only slightly sure this isn’t the intention … Continue reading

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It’s 11 o’clock here in the north and the sun is past the yardarm

My builders are gone. Phase one of Morning Street:The House! has ended. How many phases–we do not know. But this old house, built in 1894, was in neglect. Every home, like the beings who populate them, needs renovation once in … Continue reading

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Notes from the construction site…Something is rotten in the state of Maine!

  While avoiding more lucrative pursuits, I often look up word origins. It was no surprise to me that the word construction has its beginnings in the late 14th century and indicates a piling up, an accumulation. I don’t know exactly what … Continue reading

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Notes from the construction site: Renovating can be fun!

Even though we are under “construction” here at Morning Street, I think I like the destruction part best. The dust in the air is like tiny renovation fairies making everything…well, sparkle. Sort of. Okay, at least the dust means the … Continue reading

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