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Burlington Taiko Drumers in Bethel - October 23

Burlington Taiko Drumers in Bethel - October 23

Burlington Taiko Drumers in Bethel

Burlington Taiko Drumers in Bethel

Starting today, I'm not in the 95%

Starting today, I'm not in the 95%

Today is a milestone.   The Maine Page Turner turned ONE!

Last year I attended a speaking engagement by Mike Volpe, a specialist in new media and social network marketing.  Of everything he said, this sentence was the one that really stuck with me:

"Ninety-five percent of blogs peter out within a year."

I have been determined to beat that statistic.  And I have you, my dear readers, to thank for these 365 days of success - and beyond.

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Movies: "Argo"

Movies: "Argo"

Thrillers like “Argo” were once described as “torn from today’s headlines,” and with the recent attacks on US legations in the Arab world, it might well have been.  Only this story never made headlines when it took place in 1980:  it was kept secret by the CIA until almost two decades later.

 

Director Ben Affleck does so much right in this movie. 

 

Don't be so possessive!

Don't be so possessive!

To me, the apostrophe is the most over-used piece of punctuation in 21st century English.

I saw this sign at a local football field. 

What are we, the gulls from Finding Nemo?

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