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  • The Books I Read 2017
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    The Books I Read 2017

    6 months ago

    A review of the 43 books that made 2017 great.

  • Thibeau's Books 2016
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    Thibeau's Books 2016

    18 months ago

    A look back at the 50 books I read in 2016.

  • 2015: The Year in Books
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    2015: The Year in Books

    2 years ago

    A look back at the 42 books that made my year great.

  • The Books of 2014
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    The Books of 2014

    3 years ago

    Wherein I discuss the books I've read this year and how I feel about them and hope that you, gentle reader, can find something here for yourself.

  • What You Need to Clean Like a Pro
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    What You Need to Clean Like a Pro

    4 years ago

    I have been running a small cleaning business in Central Maine for almost 4 years now. I am often asked for cleaning tips, so I decided to start with what you need to clean your home thoroughly and efficiently. 1. Dress for success: Much...

  • 2013 - End of Year Book Review
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    2013 - End of Year Book Review

    4 years ago

    When sitting down to review my reads for the year, and compiling my list, themes generally present themselves - and you'd have to be coconuts not to think on them for a moment, or perhaps speak of them. Past themes have been "The year of the Woman"...

  • 2012 - Year End Book Review
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    2012 - Year End Book Review

    4 years ago

    It was a wonderful, terrible, challenging, peaceful, and riotous year -- and that's to say nothing of the 62 books I got through. But, as always, amidst the noisy tumult that is life, I read; rainy afternoons tucked in a corner of The Hubbard Free...

  • A Look Back - The Books of 2011
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    A Look Back - The Books of 2011

    4 years ago

    I love to read, and I love to know what everyone else is reading and what they're thinking about it all. Nothing is quite as pleasing as running my eyes down a long list of books, and noting what I've also read, what I would never read, and perhaps...

  • Book Recommendations to Change the World
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    Book Recommendations to Change the World

    7 years ago

    In a society where wealthy and powerful forces are trying to keep us asleep, confused, passive, and weak it is very difficult to convey with enough passion, force, and emphasis what serious trouble our world is in and how little time we have to...

  • How to Get Paid to Do a Sleep Study
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    How to Get Paid to Do a Sleep Study

    2 years ago

    I recently embarked on the interesting and unusual adventure of participating in a paid 9 day sleep study. I found out about the study through an add on Craigslist. I have learned a lot about the business of becoming a paid volunteer by going...

  • Insomnia: How to Stop It
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    Insomnia: How to Stop It

    7 years ago

    Tired? For many people the answer is, was, and seemingly will always be: Oh, yes, so very. There are many causes of sleep disorders. Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person has problems falling and staying asleep, and wakes often during...

  • A Guide to Grief : The Loss of your Pet
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    A Guide to Grief : The Loss of your Pet

    3 years ago

    The loss of a pet means different things to different people. Even under the best of circumstances it can be a difficult and painful transition. And of course, life does not always present us with tidy partings. Sometimes the loss can be sudden and...

  • The Worst Books of 2010
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    The Worst Books of 2010

    4 years ago

    It is in our darkest times, and our darkest hours, that I feel we are true, and possibly divine. It is in these moments, too, that we learn, that an alchemy takes place and we become something better, stronger and more precious still. This can...

  • Book Recommends from 2010
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    Book Recommends from 2010

    4 years ago

    Reading has always been a necessity for me. That thing I do no matter what, rain or shine, sickness and health, good times and bad. I find it to be the most constant and consistent quality of my life, and for that I am grateful. I am lucky to be...

  • Kennebec River Rail Trail - A Central Maine Gem
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    Kennebec River Rail Trail - A Central Maine Gem

    7 years ago

    It is 5:30 in the morning and I am heading out the door with my dog. The sun is a glint of gold reflected in the steely gray water of the Kennebec River. I am off to walk the Kennebec River Rail Trail before heading to work. I walk every morning,...

  • Some Thoughts on Guadalajara, Travel and Life
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    Some Thoughts on Guadalajara, Travel and Life

    8 years ago

     I am on a plane looking out at the mountainous terrain of what I believe to be Kentucky.  Maybe.  To my right sit the older couple from New Jersey who compelled me to think, "I do not want to die next to these weirdos.", earlier in the...

  • A Visit to the Topless Coffee Bar in Vassalboro ME
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    A Visit to the Topless Coffee Bar in Vassalboro ME

    7 years ago

    Saturday at 3 in the afternoon I walked into the "lobby" of the Topless Coffee Bar in Vassalboro Maine. I looked to my left and there stood a girl of about 22, tan, topless and smiling. I turned to my friend, still coming in the door, and giggled,...

  • Five Surprisingly Bad Books
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    Five Surprisingly Bad Books

    9 years ago

    There are a lot of bad books out there. There are writers who have devoted their lives and the lives of publishers, editors, readers, and paper companies to the creation of vapid trash so terrible it serves no greater purpose then buoying the...

  • Topless Coffee Bar Opens in Central Maine
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    Topless Coffee Bar Opens in Central Maine

    9 years ago

    Well, it finally happened. The Topless Coffee Bar opened in Vassalboro, Maine. Everyone has been talking about it, and the talk has been unanimous interest and bad jokes. I've been following this story all winter in our local paper, as I live and...

  • Five Exceptional Nonfiction Books
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    Five Exceptional Nonfiction Books

    9 years ago

    Nonfiction Books I don't generally read a lot of nonfiction, so when I find something exceptional it's an unusual treat. I always prelude a nonfiction recommendation with a hearty, "It's nonfiction, but it's good." This implies a certain amount of...

  • Five Exceptional Books
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    Five Exceptional Books

    9 years ago

    Five exceptional books: I love reading. It's what I was born to do. I think finding a great book is like a miracle and it surprises me every time. Like when you first here the White Album as a kid and think, My God, does anybody know about this?...

  • Five Things that Changed my Life
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    Five Things that Changed my Life

    9 years ago

    5 Things that Changed my Life: I want to share with you five things that I implemented into my life that created amazing, compounding change, and completely shifted the direction and energy of my life. I came to them through reading, talking with...

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