Author Archives: Maureen Farr

About Maureen Farr

I am a graphic and web designer – and the publisher of the print version of Arts Guide, a free guide highlighting the arts, dining, events, and more on the coast of Maine. In addition, I am a visual artist working in mixed media and encaustic, as well as creating found object jewelry. I am currently at work revising a short novel that I wrote as a participant in the 32nd Annual 3-Day Novel Contest.

Max Poodle January 19, 2010-September 6, 2017


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Oddities and other things…


I guess with a title like this I should start with the oddities…  However, I’m not going to. Last night I was included in a Seder at the house of Scott and Katy’s friends, Jack and Joanne.  We arrived a … Continue reading

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High Point…


We arrived in High Point Wednesday afternoon, after spending the morning poking around Asheville.  A late breakfast at Tupelo Honey Café was one of the highlights; Eggs Betty is their version of a Benedict, and it was sensational.  Two perfectly … Continue reading

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Back East…


As somebody famous once said, “What a long, strange trip it’s been!” and we aren’t even close to home yet.  Closer than we were last Tuesday (still in Silver City at that time), but we still have a lot of … Continue reading

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Four states and one time zone later…


We left New Mexico last Wednesday, and here we are in Jackson, Tennessee on Sunday.  After all that vast, brown, crunchy beauty of the Southwest, I have to say that the green grass, fully leafed trees, and overabundance of water … Continue reading

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Day two on the road home…


I woke up an hour early this morning in Albuquerque – looked at the clock, which said 7:15 and thought I should get up and moving.  “Wow, the sun comes up later here,” I said to Max, who opened one … Continue reading

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Tumbleweeds are rolling: a chance encounter in the Black Range


After six weeks and six days in Silver City, NM, Max and I loaded up Tumbleweed and headed for home this morning.  Okay, I loaded Tumbleweed.  Max did the heavy panting and pacing – ready to make a mad dash … Continue reading

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