Andrea Rouda

That’s Not My Sandwich

Mixed-up orders at the deli and talk show misinformation.

June 27, 2021

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Getting rid of stuff is not as easy as you would think–at least in Maine.

June 7, 2021

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A ‘Jaws’ Thing

The beach and the specter of shark attacks still rattle her.

April 25, 2021

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Tortoises in Trouble

She loves animals. Turtles? Not so much.

March 7, 2021

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In Search of a Vaccine Appointment

The challenge of getting those all-important shots in the arm.

February 28, 2021

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Everything You Want to Know About Everything

Was there life before we had Google?

February 21, 2021

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Making a List, Checking It Twice?

The unexpected consequences of a husband’s trip to the grocery store.

February 7, 2021

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Oh, Nuts!

What ever happened to the “mixed” in mixed nuts?

January 24, 2021

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A Boomer’s Dilemma

For those of a certain age, Costa Rica is touted as the new Collins Avenue.

January 10, 2021

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Baby Boomer Eyes a Millennial World

A generational divide on the treatment of dry-eye syndrome.

December 20, 2020

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A Flurry of Flies

An invasion that mysteriously arrives and then departs.

December 6, 2020

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Take the Survey

Every experience now seems to require us to rate our satisfaction with it.

November 29, 2020

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Anxiety Antidote: Hallmark Sappy Movies

Change the channel — from bad news to feel-good films.

November 15, 2020

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Cooking With Brenda

The joy of watching TV chef Brenda Gantt.

November 8, 2020

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There’s Nothing Like an Old Friend

Long-time pals know us better than anyone else.

November 1, 2020

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Not Funny in Maine

Is the Pine Tree state missing its bone?

October 25, 2020

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Virus Fatigue

We’re all obsessed about Covid-19. Our contributor considers a distraction.

October 18, 2020

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God Got the Message

Someone up there is paying attention.

October 11, 2020

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