Archive for March, 2010

Maine Towns, Cities Would Not Be The Same With Out Rotary Clubs.

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The Houlton Maine Rotary Club is 90 years old. And like most Maine towns or cities lucky enough to have a hard working local civic minded Rotary Club, if suddenly there was not a wheel spoke of gold and blue spinning, the absence, loss would be felt in a major way. The Houlton Maine club […]

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Maine’s 6000 Lakes, Rivers, Streams Swell In Spring, Canoe – Kayak Races To Take Part In.

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Maine white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking..you don’t have to be a black belt racer to enjoy getting on the water.. a Maine lake, river, stream. Spring time means lots of races to signal high water and end of winter’s snow, the thaw creating lively waterways. The Kenduskeag Canoe Stream Bangor Maine Race is well know […]

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Maine Is Living Within Your Means, Being Careful With Money, Pay As You Go Thinking.

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Around Maine, most folks would consider spoiling a child the worse abuse you could lavish on your sons or daughters. Worse than neglect of that child. When money is in shorter supply, better impulse control with that money comes in to play. Kids watching a Maine mom and dad see how hard they work for […]

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ME…Tell Me A Story About Maine Will Ya?

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You’ve never been to Maine, know nothing about the state parked up in the right hand corner of the world. So far north we’re almost in Canada. So for the reader’s digest version..here goes with some highlights about the place in case a question on Maine comes up on Jeopardy for four hundred dollars tonight. […]

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Maine Soap Box Derby…Special Needs, Handicap Racers Compete Too!

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I call them “wide bodies” or Pontiacs. These soap box derby racers have a driver, usually a past derby champion or veteran racer and a very enthusiastic passenger who gives the orders, makes the calls as heats are run. The big race for Maine, the entire state, is June 19th. For more on the race, […]

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Maine, Where Saving Money Is An Art Form, A Sport.

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Frugal and cheap. The two are a pair of different cats in Maine. Watching your everyday spending for survival, being frugal goes back to living on the farm. Not that long ago we all lived on a patch of dirt with three generations under one roof, working the land. Heating with wood from the hardwood […]

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