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Recent Blog Posts
My “go-to” therapy is playing my piano or baking when I have something challenging to work through. As hot as it was in Iowa when we were there on vacation a few weeks ago, I baked up a storm. Coincidentally, it did storm with all kinds of crazy thunder and lightning....read more
“It's been a long day without you, my friend, and I'll tell you all about it when I see you again. We've come a long way from where we began. Oh, I'll tell you all about it when I see you again.”. (See You Again, Wiz Khalifa) Since my sister passed a couple of weeks...read more
"Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow." (Mary Anne Radmacher) Pain, fatigue, and feeling alone with your chronic illness can make self-pity and crying an effortless option. From the beginning of my experience...read more
"August slipped away into a moment in time 'cause it was never mine..." "August slipped away into a moment in time 'cause it was never mine..." ---- this line from Taylor Swift's song, August, always gets my attention. Hearing it takes me from the present back to many...read more
Most of us wonder about the rate at which summer proceeds. I have yet to hear a believable explanation for the speedy passing of summer. And here we are two weeks into September! What has happened to Labor Day, school starting, and the first smells of autumn? They...read more
Lillian Lake is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I know. Her irrepressible determination to find and optimize strategies in pursuing any number of worthy issues is an inspiration. Lil is dependable and conscientious, optimistic and cheerful; she would be great to have on your side in any struggle.
~ Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff
Local Food Day Fiddlehead Festival Committee Member
Within the first minute of conversation with Lillian Lake, it’s evident that you are speaking with a passionate and involved community member. Lillian works assiduously in both her research of issues and how situations affect the people and environment of her community. She connects her research in human trafficking and food insecurity between the local and the global, and conveys these connections at speaking events and conferences as a means to educate and advocate for change. Lillian’s sensitivities to the needs of others and her unflagging energies makes a big difference in the lives of many.
Professor, University of Maine at Farmington