Archive for February, 2010

Maine Images, Photos Show Unspoiled Beauty.

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If you grow up in Maine with long views of rolling hills, fields, crystal clean lakes and a low population treading lightly, it is easy to forget it is not like this every where on the planet. Maine images are vast too as the state is big, more than just lighthouses and lobster. We have […]

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At Fourteen I Was Spinning Records Working For Howdy Doody Buffalo Bob Smith.

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The blogs we write about Maine properties, the local community flavor, videos we shoot, edit, post in marketing real estate now started with radio. Broadcasting in a small market like a Houlton, Maine was a great job for a fourteen year old farm boy. The station WHOU, and two others in Calais and Millinocket Maine, […]

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If You Like NASCAR, You’d Love Sponsoring, Turning Soap Box Derby Wrenches.

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The drivers of a stock, super stock or master soap box derby car are the best. Because they are kids. Why wait until you are sixteen to drive a car? The Northern Maine Soap Box Derby hosted their first race in Houlton Maine in 1996. And from 1997 for the next five years running, the […]

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Do More Than Live Life, Go Thru The Motions….Maine, What The Brochure Left Out.

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When you see the glossy colored brochures, write ups and tourism industry generated videos, promotional propaganda on Maine, you get excited. Maine is vastly different than over populated areas with too many people to deal with, drive around, worry about crime wise. It is not like that here…life if so much simpler. After you get […]

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Hitch Hiking In Maine…Did It A Lot During College Years. Still Pick People Up To Get Them Out Of The Weather, Home.

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Not many people will recommend hitch hiking. But in Maine, the 4th lowest crime state, I never worried about getting picked up or myself giving someone road side a ride. I worked in broadcasting in Bangor Maine through out college and for two years after I graduated. And it was rare I could get back […]

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Getting Off An Interstate Ramp, The Condition Is Called Velocitized.

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As cars got quieter, roads improved, speeds on interstate highway systems kept a steady increase as the years zoomed by. Where you live and your day to day hubbub can be like that. Much of the blur, the faster pace of life involved getting around the growing population of where you live and chasing the […]

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Maine Snow Fall…We Need Snow To Have Fun, Have Experience Handling It.

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Today snow cancelled flights in to Washington DC’s Regan Airport. And many businesses, kids wondering what is up for Monday for the east coast snow storm that happened on Super Bowl weekend. My dad was a World War Two B-24 tail gunner and when we watched war films growing up on TV or at the […]

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Cruises Are A Super Way To See Many Ports, Including Maine’s Coast.

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Cruise ships are huge, convention center large, little cities on the water. And being able to sample the Maine coast and explore part of Maine has led to repeat vacationers booking trips further inland. Over 100 cruise ships a year dock off the Maine coast. But since Maine is more than rock bound coast, lighthouses, […]

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Granges Were Big, Vibrant In Maine Years Ago.

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The local Grange Hall in Maine was an integral part of American’s agricultural lifestyle for much of the 1900’s. Every town had a Grange Hall. . Maine has a state Grange organization. Maine’s first Grange started in 1876. On the Grange national level, there are many chapters around the country still active. I passed the […]

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