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I wanted to be a "mensch" (good person)...

When I turned 50 — a long time ago — I started thinking about how to make the most of my remaining years. The best I could do, I decided back then, was be a mensch. 367 more words

Mount Desert Island/Maine

Lupines, please wait for me!

In Arizona they’re called Texas bluebonnets. To me they’re lupines. They grow in the Tucson mountains, much smaller than in Maine. Yup, was I surprised yesterday when I came across Maine-sized purple blossoms at the… 201 more words

Bopping Around Tucson

She remembered me. I commended her.

I never voted for her, but former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) is a sensible Mainer. ┬áIt’s appalling how far from sensible Congress is these days. 290 more words