A Traveling Gypsy At Heart

A Traveling Gypsy At Heart

My great-great-grandmother was a gypsy, traveling around Germany selling pots and pans out of the back of her family’s donkey cart. When a fair-haired German farmer saw this dark-eyed beauty at the town marketplace he said, “Die will ich!” That one, I want....
Of Moose, Men and the U.S.S. Maine

Of Moose, Men and the U.S.S. Maine

Maine is the kind of state where residents don’t get mad, they get even. Outside of Skowhegan, a large, carefully lettered sign stuck in the lawn of a small, carefully maintained home said “Ring our doorbell before you hire John Smith.” The name wasn’t really John...