The Most Difficult Day

My partner is a merchant marine.  And, he returned to work today. Stephen has been sailing ever since he graduated from college.  Originally interested in a career in the military, he attended Maine Maritime and became a civilian sailor.  Overall, he has done very well in his career.  He has visited countless corners of the … Continue reading The Most Difficult Day


The Last Epic Library Trip

In two weeks, the school year will begin.  For the second year, I am amazed by how quickly the summer, which always appears to stretch out endlessly when classes end in May, slips by.  There's no question that this was a very good summer in a number of ways.  I criticize myself for taking vacation … Continue reading The Last Epic Library Trip