Archive for January, 2010

In Houlton Maine, The Southern Aroostook Cultural Arts Project Is Growing, Successful.

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SACAP “promotes local fine art, folk art, traditional art, historic art, performing art, and contemporary crafts in the Southern Aroostook County region. The local Houlton Maine outlet is located at 66 Main Street. Visions, the local retail beehive for local artisans and the Blue Moon Gallery help promote art of all types. See the display […]

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Maine Lakefront…Grand Lake Is In The Top Three.

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Be On The Water in Maine. Maine Lake Cottage Is Accessible Year Round. And Within Your Financial Reach. 150′ On The Water. More Land Across The Road Behind This Property. Lots Of Natural Woodwork. Cathedral Ceiling. Loft Bedroom Up, Another Bedroom Down. Rent Out For Profit, Use All Four Seasons. Have You Dreamed Of Being […]

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Medical Health Plan…Before You Can Build It, Approach Changes Needed.

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This country has a “react to the illness” and “take care of the sick patient” as a last line of defense. What’s being done before getting to the emergency, life and death state when the care is the most expensive? The offensive approach. Where if the focus instead of just helping the sick before they […]

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(Rubbing Chin) How Well Do You Know The Person In The Bathroom Mirror?

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Each morning, day in and day out, you meet and greet the fellow in the mirror who stares back, waiting for the second cup of coffee to kick in just like you. As you saddle up, strap on the utility belt, get ready to ride out in to another day. But how well do you […]

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Sure, I’m On My Face, Space Book And Twatter.

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A hockey mom told me her kids rolled their eyes when she told them she is on My Face, Space Book and looking to join Twatter. Social media where you used to entertain or have company at a party at your house once or twice a year at most. But now your “cyber living room” […]

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Maine Prejudice…Due To Skin Color, Religion, Sexual Persuasion…Not A Factor.

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In the history books, the expression “As Maine Goes, So Goes The Nation” rings true. In the case of prejudice, I think Maine’s low population and spread out plenty of elbow room nature help people get along. To be sensitive to other people’s thoughts, opinions, values and beliefs. In an area of close to 96% […]

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Maine Snowmobiling…Yeah, We’ve Got The Snow, The Sled Trails.

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Mainers do not camp out on winter couches, with a bowl of cheese O’s in one hand, the remote television changer in the other hand. They get outside every chance they get. And in the winter if not playing pond hockey on a clear spot on a nearby lake or ice arena, or down hill […]

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Messages, Signals, Pleas, Warnings, Notices, Communication Bombardment.

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Everyday and every minute of every day, you and I are the target of communication. Some we want and welcome. Some live and local ME rural lifestyle…this video involving youth during the Maine potato harvest. Others just not avoidable. From the newspaper headline or advertisement circular to the commercial messages piggy backed in a video […]

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How Big A Deposit Needed To Buy Maine Real Estate? Dollar Enough?

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A dollar is legal, technically enough to take a property off the market in Maine. To put the ME real estate under contract. The deposit size is dictated by the parties involved in the sale. How much would the seller consider enough to prompt him pick a buyer as the future owner of real estate? […]

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Three TV Channels In Northern Maine Growing Up…Was Something Missing?

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Growing up in Aroostook County, being glued to a television set, eating whole pizzas in one sitting and spending hours and hours on a family couch did not happen. For starters, in the 1960’s, before satelite television, before XM, before internet or movie rental places, the television early on was black and white. Don’t get […]

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