Andrea Rouda

A Rude Awakening

A hair-raising experience in Maine during deer tick season.

October 17, 2021

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Wake Up

Instead of wasting time, use it wisely–to meditate.

October 10, 2021

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Getting Rid of Yourself

Burials are way more costly than you’d think.

September 30, 2021

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Muggy, Buggy September

Move over, April. The ninth month of the year can be just as cruel.

September 19, 2021

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What Being Old Means

Wait! You don’t know what a hashtag is??

September 12, 2021

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A Spiritual Cleansing

Wanted: a new diet and a new mantra.

August 22, 2021

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Reframing Aging

A Red Cross lecture promised insights on ageism, bias and tension between the generations. Hmm.

August 15, 2021

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Reviewing the Situation

So, how was your experience at . . . ?

August 8, 2021

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Return of the Porcupine

The perpetrator goes back to the scene of the crime.

August 1, 2021

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That’s Not My Sandwich

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

June 27, 2021

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Decluttering

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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