Michael Kimball


Rat Invasion | Yankee Classic

The rat invasion started like house guests that overstayed their welcome. Before the author realized it, the little rodents were more at home than he was! I was not alarmed by the ceiling noises at first, those skittering overhead passes in the night. I’d lie awake and imagine a harmless little critter playing up there, […]


Yankee Classic: A Strange Light over Starks

From Yankee Magazine April 1982 It was twilight, still and overcast, in Starks, Maine, on November 28, 1981, two days after Thanksgiving. Elsewhere in New England, store merchants were enjoying one of the year’s busiest shopping days. But you wouldn’t have known that in Starks. The town, with a population of 440, is strung along […]