We are opposites — I went from Maine to Florida and you from Florida to Maine. No way I could tolerate the weather there any more. Barely tolerated the few years I was there as a teenager!

Don’t you see great blues in Maine? I know they aren’t as prevalent but they do reside there. The one and only thing I miss from Maine is the loon. Damn, I wish they could live here. We have some fabulous ducks but loons are so special.

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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