My father has worked for Central Maine Power his entire 30 some-odd year career. He started out as a meter-reader, a job which barely exists anymore since meters are electronic, but one that I too undertook as summer employment as a youngster. When I was growing up, winter meant one thing: not seeing very much […]
Girl Riding Turtle Astride. That was all it took for me to become lost in the archives of copyright free photography of decades past on Flickr Commons. I’m a writer. I love a story. What I love even more is when I have to figure out a story, which is perhaps why I have […]
It’s peak flu season, yay! No. Not yay. For the last five years I’ve either been in the hospital as a patient or an employee, so flu vaccines were part and parcel. One year I actually was sitting at my desk, clacking away, and the nurses came around with a little cart of syringes and gave […]
I had this commission done for less than $25 which I think is ridiculous – it should have cost way more because that is the most spot-on representation of my dog I’ve ever seen. Anyway, it was done by Patmai, whose blog I’ve been following for a while now. She’s taking on a heavier […]
(Okay, that was a joke about high definition. You know, 1080p HD? *ba dum tiss*) I don’t really make New Year’s Resolutions, to be honest. Although this year was so intense and incredibly odd that I do feel compelled to make some this year; if only to resolve that 2015 won’t be anything like 2014 was. This year started […]
Hi! My name is Abby Norman. You might remember me.