Posts categorized as: Maine


Elsey Curtis – The Century

December 16, 2011 By: Elsey Curtis

With December’s double whammy of preparation and celebration, reviewing what transpired this past year and setting new goals won’t happen for me until January except concerning one event: The Seagull Century. Ever hear of it? Just in case a work out buddy of yours suggests you fill out a registration right after New Year’s and…

Elsey Curtis – Why Take a Vacation?

June 20, 2011 By: Elsey Curtis

“Why do you have to go to Maine and live on your boat?”  My grand daughter’s sweet voice tugs on my heart strings.   I try to parse a reasonable answer and almost miss hearing her request, “Bop-Pop?  May I please speak to Bop-Pop next?” “You ask why we are in Maine for such a long…

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Elsey Curtis – Any Advice?

November 12, 2010 By: Elsey Curtis

Is this my 20th blog for Lynne Brick?  The thought gives me the heebie-jeebies.  That term dates me as well as the next sentence: I retired after twenty years of teaching at the same school.  Dare I mention the fact I logged in some thirty years overall of classroom instruction? The truth is, round numbers inspire and motivate me to make changes.   They herald new…

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Elsey Curtis – Yoga On the Deck At Dawn?

September 8, 2010 By: Elsey Curtis

As you read this, my husband Chip and I may be afloat in the icy waters of Casco Bay.  Or, we may be camped out on someone’s front porch as we wait for a boatyard in Maine to certify that The Monalita is truly sailable.  Since our boat stood on the market 26 months before purchase, we already know about its sale-able-ness!  Ni…

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