Wiscasset Columnist Mistakenly Figures The Old Chin-In-Hand Pose Will Make Him Seem Intelligent

Tim Sample Wiscasset ColumnistI experienced an unexpectedly strong emotional response to a Bob Mitchell photo published recently in the Boothbay Register. Perhaps you remember it: a shot of the headstone marking the final resting place of legendary journalist Charles Kuralt. Nearly two decades have passed since that memorable August afternoon in 1993 when I had my first encounter with Charles. When the phone rang in my office in Bath and I was told that Charles Kuralt was on the line, I was naturally skeptical. But his voice was unmistakable and by the time I hung up, we’d made plans for a visit the following week. In deference to the inevitable Maine summer road construction limiting access to my office, I suggested that we meet at the nearby Patten Free Library. I was crossing the rolling lawn, past the lily pond with its William Zorach fountain, when I caught sight of Charles examining the library’s recently refurbished gazebo. (read more at Wiscasset Newspaper)

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