Category Archives: Leah’s Rambles

Dispatches from the Past: The more we look, the more we find! If it’s made or grown (or preferably both) here in Maine, we’re intrigued and hope you are too!‏

(Editor’s Note: We’re making headway! The grasses are pushing impatiently and inexorably through the field grass, sward really, up in Aroostook, and we’re caught up on dispatches into March now–any day here I’ll be current, and can regale you with … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Ahoy from Houlton, with yet another list of local Maine food for you!‏

(Editor’s Note: This winter marks a new milestone for Marada and I; normally we drive through all weather conditions to our family’s house in Grand Isle whenever we go North to the County. County folks are used to driving, and … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Last week of January, folks…who else is ready to order and say goodbye to January?‏

(Editor’s Note:  A lot of people worked hard putting together LD 1431, and lots of people turned up to offer testimony in support of the bill, from a variety of sectors of business, education, health and school nutrition, and parents. … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Fresh…even in January? With bacon and fresh spinach, why eat anywhere else?‏

(Editor’s Note:  The previous dispatch mentioned clarifications on the Whoopie Pie comments, how Marada said she should try to keep it away from our list. It did not actually go on to clarify, but let me see if I can … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: A clarification on whoopie pies, and yet more wonderfully good things to eat from COM…‏

(Editor’s Note: As I sit in Grand Isle, in the actual Crown of Maine, I’m looking at Canada while I work on updating the backlog of Dispatches. It’s been quite the winter, and that’s evident up here as the peepers … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: The Great ROUTING Update!

(Editor’s note:  This isn’t, strictly speaking, one of Marada’s dispatches. But it is a case in point about schedule being our greatest free resource and tool at our disposal. The only holidays we stop for are the ones that mean … Continue reading

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A palate cleanser, if you will….

I promised to let you know what we’d been up to during our lengthy blog silence.  The picture above is actually a much more organized encapsulation of my regular work load, but very indicative of my tendency to shed tools … Continue reading

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