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Maine – Lobsters and Longfellow

As I conduct my personal survey of Maine lobster rolls, the colorful Fall leaves, lighthouses, and beautiful coastline offer a distraction. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s birthplace and childhood home, a brick house not far from the water in Portland,Maine, is now … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Hawthorne – Born on the 4th of July

While Americans celebrate the day with parades, picnics, and fireworks for Independence Day, July 4th also marks the birthday of a colonial author best known for the classics The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables. In 1852, … Continue reading

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Never Say Die – and Lastingness

Susan Jacoby likes to explode myths and tell it like it is, but Never Say Die – the Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age may be more reality than readers want; it is easier to believe that sixty … Continue reading

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