It’s March 16th & I’m launching this blog…

… in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic from a little spot in southern Maine, kind of off the beaten path, but within a 10-minute car ride of lots of people and economic activity. While I love towns and cities--people! cultural activities! food! action!--I also love being in the company of birds and trees. As …

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Welcome to my COVID-19 Online Journal… after the fact

Near the end of March, I started an online journal called COVID-19 Chronicle, where I periodically post about how my shelter-in-place life is going. Even if I didn't post every day, I wanted to keep some kind of a record. After the fact, I realized it might be nice to re-post those blog entries here, …

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Resistance poem featured in Scoundrel Time

Back in the 2000s, I didn't think I could be any angrier at our national political scene. It was the Bush-Cheney-Rumsfeld-Rove era. Remember that? My outrage was toddler-sized compared to the past three years... I was mad at Washington, mad at women, in general, who I didn't think were protesting enough or at all, and …

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