Observations

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Observations by Phil Crossman

Observations, is the ‘Story of a Maine Island, a Century of Newsletters and the Stories Found Between the Lines.’  Phil Crossman has lived and worked nearly his entire life within one block of Vinalhaven’s tiny Main Street village.  What better vantage point for an “Observer” to dwell and write about the past and present, locals and summer folks, heroes and ne’re-do-wells, the local and not so local government shenanigans, and all the goings-on of a small island community fifteen miles off the coast of Maine (with a few stories about his grandchildren thrown in for good measure). Sometimes his view is reverential, sometimes nostalgic, sometimes biting, but it’s always deeply personal and often frankly funny.

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