SHARING MY VERY DAMP WORLD – Marilyn Armstrong

Share Your World 9-3-19 From Melanie: "Wow. September. Where did the summer go?  I’m not at all sure…anyway.  This week finds us with some more questions, but this week they’re all ‘deep’ ones requiring a little thought. Enjoy!" I know where MY summer went and I hope I can forget it ASAP. Spring was long, … Continue reading SHARING MY VERY DAMP WORLD – Marilyn Armstrong

AUGUST: DOG AND OTHER DAYS – Marilyn Armstrong

August 2012 through 2019 A little photographic journey around the northeastern end of the American continent. I didn't have a single fire pump for Cee's challenge, so I went back through seven years of August. From Glocester to Rockport, from Connecticut to Maine ... these are the hot, humid, hazy days of late summer in … Continue reading AUGUST: DOG AND OTHER DAYS – Marilyn Armstrong

TO CAMP OR NOT TO CAMP – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Camp I always wanted to go camping. All my friends went camping. My brother and sister went camping. I so envied them. I stayed home. My mother felt camp was where you sent a child that needed "the experience" of "being away" from home (like my clingy sister), or who had a … Continue reading TO CAMP OR NOT TO CAMP – Marilyn Armstrong

SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME, SUM SUM SUMMERTIME – Marilyn Armstrong

Summertime! When all the leaves and trees are green ... and the red bird sings, I'll be blue ... The Jamies were an American singing group Single Released in 1958 Chart : Peaked at No.26 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 1958 There's a long, interesting history of "Summertime" and its historic relationship to Fenway Park and … Continue reading SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME, SUM SUM SUMMERTIME – Marilyn Armstrong

THE START OF BOATING SEASON – BY ELLIN CURLEY

From New Years on, Tom counts down the days until he can start working on the boat to get it ready to go back in the water. It spends its winters shrink wrapped and up on pilings in the parking lot of the marina, squashed together with all the other beached boats. The first thing … Continue reading THE START OF BOATING SEASON – BY ELLIN CURLEY