Wicked Good - Chapter Two

 Chapter Two At her office, Archer leaned back in her chair and thought about that morning. Rory had insisted on going to school.  He hadn’t wanted to miss the first day.  She had felt anxious.  She wanted to excuse him from school so she could watch him “eyes on”, as the experts said.  He probably would be fine.  He had made his own lunch, searched for the specific black t-shirt he wanted to wear and left on his bicycle for school in a good mood....more

Wicked Good - Chapter One

Chapter One "Mom, I don’t feel safe." Fifteen year old Rory Falcon said. Archer Falcon opened her eyes and tried to focus on the illuminated hands on the clock beside her bed.  It was either ten minutes after midnight or two in the morning. A cool September breeze blew through the open window.  A Bangor, Maine sanitation truck rolled along the street, whirling brushes spraying water and sweeping the road....more

Wicked Good - Introduction

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Wicked Good - the book.

     We are two sisters from Maine and Florida who have written a women's commercial fiction novel together. It's called Wicked Good and it's the story of Archer, a mother in Maine, and her adopted fifteen year old son, Rory, who has Asperger's Syndrome (a form of Autism). Rory searches for his birth parents which takes him and Archer from Maine to Massachusetts from witches to sword fisherman and on many adventures....more

Lady Gaga Goes to Maine to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Lady Gaga just spoke in Maine to members of her generation -- not to be confused with"the generation of the senators who are voting" to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) later this week but are being blocked by Republican senators who threaten to filibuster the bill....more

This is amazing; The combination of timely news, relevant music and the personal statement from ...more

A Melding Thanksgiving Meltdown

Apart from the usual holiday festivities: the joining of family and friends and the over-indulging in tasty holiday delicacies–drama is usually a part of the overall experience. This Thanksgiving was no different. The underlying tension revolving around the impending nuptials abroad for one brother and his fiancé was for the moment, forgotten and instead, blanketed by the aroma of roasted turkey and simmering side dishes. I came down the stairs and noticed the absence of chatter, realizing that the crew had already begun munching....more

Supermarket Innovation & Green Design Part of Building Green Trend in Business

Not many retailers find themselves entertaining the state’s highest elected official for a store grand opening; but one Maine business did just that! A new supermarket open today in Augusta, Maine is the first in the nation to achieve platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) designation.   The Hannaford Supermarket will have much lower operating costs than a typical grocer; using almost half the energy of a typical supermarket.  The store's roof is green; covered with drought hardy plants to help conserve water and insulate the store. ...more

Supermarket Innovation & Green Design Part of Building Green Trend in Business

Not many retailers find themselves entertaining the state’s highest elected official for a store grand opening; but one Maine business did just that! A new supermarket open today in Augusta, Maine is the first in the nation to achieve platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) designation.   The Hannaford Supermarket will have much lower operating costs than a typical grocer; using almost half the energy of a typical supermarket.  The store's roof is green; covered with drought hardy plants to help conserve water and insulate the store. ...more

The Prettiest Coastal Towns in America

I'm still searching for the perfect town by the sea in a warmer climate..., luckily I live near one that made the list of "Prettiest Coastal Towns in America" by Forbes..., but as you might have guessed, it's coldish here (in New England)... This is a beginning: The List   ...more
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