Characters of Maine

Veterans Day Eve – November 2018

This Veterans Day marks the 100th year since the end of World War I, on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour in 1918. This horrendous war cost the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, among them farmers, poets, bankers, artists, teachers, writers of all nationalities. The war to end …

Fiction in Life

For the past few weeks, I’ve been living in Cathryn Marcher’s garden — without the pumpkins. Since moving into our new home, I’ve had the pleasure of gardening for the first time in seven years. While living in a city-bound apartment, I made do with potted plants on the balcony. Now I have about 5,000 square …