Julia Munroe Martin

About me

Writer living on the coast of Maine. Please contact me if you want information about the Northern New England chapter of the society — I am in the process of setting one up!

From my website

This winter is about…

This winter has been trying. The coldest February on record in many parts of Maine. More snow since mid January than we get in an entire winter most years. The statistics speak for themselves. But this winter is about more than statistics. This winter it’s hard to get around. There…

Love Notes: things to love mid-winter

This photo was from a much warmer day (last summer), but it seemed perfect for a post about love…  I meant to get this blog posted yesterday, for Valentine’s Day, but I didn’t, and here’s why… Another blizzard. More snow predicted. But here’s the thing: it missed us. (Collective sigh,…

The Winter of Sisyphus

Yesterday’s view out our front door This morning I looked out the window and saw a neighbor shoveling snow. With each new scoop, thrown onto the gigantic pile next to his driveway, at least half rolled back down. I immediately thought of the story of Sisyphus (didn’t everyone)? You know,…

 
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