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Jessica Thomas

Helping growing families stabilize and stay afloat.

Job Owner and postpartum doula / Ballast & Buoy Postpartum Family Care

Lives In Deering Center

Mother, writer, feminist, belly laugher, Anglophile, postpartum doula, baby whisperer, diaper slayer.

What do you like to do with out-of-towners? The Casco Bay mail boat run, the Deering Oaks farmer's market, a show at Thompson's Point, and coffee coffee coffee.

Where's your "happy place" on the peninsula? At the bottom of a bowl of Portland Hunt & Alpine's amazing popcorn.

What's the most surprising thing about this city? The adventurous histories of the people who live here. Everyone has a story.

What's your favorite indulgence and where do you find it? Books! Portland Public Library, Longfellow Books, Sherman's, Letterpress...and now Print as well.

What's the most under-appreciated place or thing in town? The Longfellow Garden, a glorious little oasis tucked away behind the Maine Historical Society's Wadsworth-Longfellow House – a perfect spot for reading, eating, contemplation ... a retreat from the bustle of Congress Street.

Do you have a serendipity spot? Where do you always bump into good people? The bar at Woodford Food & Beverage.

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