Don't discount Helton
When you spend nearly a week in a house buffeted by scattered thunderstorms on a remote cape in Maine's Penobscot Bay, you get used to occasional interruptions of electricity. They don't last long, and since life up there isn't really on a tight schedule, who cares if your clocks need to be reset once in a while?
Of course in the eternal search for inspiration -- or at least metaphors to help me start my columns -- I started thinking that fantasy owners tend to be very afraid of pitchers ...
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