Archive for May, 2010

My Dad John R Mooers Spent 50 Missions In The Small B-24 Tail Gunner’s Tight Quarters.

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Two 50 caliber guns, in an unpressurized cabin that is cold, smells like a latrine with a War War Two B-24 bomber plane filled with other young nervous army airmen. The 15th Army Air Force, the 882nd Bombardment wing and the entire country behind you raising victory gardens, sending daily mail, praying morning, noon and […]

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Maine. Not Hard To Use One Word Descriptions, Examples.

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Maine. The word hits folks deeply, in various ways, all depending on where they live now…if they are instate already or not. What is lacking there, what is special here about the state of Maine. Maine people would have a different way of describing the state if suddenly plucked out, bright blue beamed, yanked to […]

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Not A Maine Condition, Ever Heard The Expression “Handcuffs Of Gold?

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In Maine, our happiness, sense of contentment does not come from a mall, or ordering a lot of “stuff”, junk, items on line to try and impress. The joy we contain is not generated by plastic, being saddled with debt or wearing “handcuffs of gold”. I learn a lot of new expressions from the folks […]

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Maine….Not Everyone Comes Here, Wants To Be Here For Same Reason.

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Maine, why you are here, why you want or need to be in Vacationland, the Pine Tree State? The motivation, desire for Maine living, the flavor of the surroundings, people, 4 season recreation. Different unique reasons, yet many of the same laundry list items sought out if you peeked over the shoulder, studied the written […]

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Your Maine Real Estate On A Lake, Pond You Better Hope Never Gets Milfoil.

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Milfoil and your Maine real estate lake property, waterfront cottage or second home are a bad mix. Not only does it affect your property value, but milfoil is an plant that spreads like wild fire if a boat prop, a float plane pontoon drops a slip off in your Maine lake, waterfront camp or cottage […]

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Maine’s Coast Line, Lakes, Rivers Have Over 3000 Islands To Explore, Live On.

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Islands in Maine are neat, no two ways about it. Along the Maine rugged, rock bound coast, islands make the landscape interesting, unique offering little remote places of solitude, a feeling of a country, a small nation surrounded by water all by itself. I’m not an expert on Maine islands and when you live in […]

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Maine Camping, Canoeing, Kayaking, Hiking, White Water Rafting, Skiing, Bird Watching, Sporting Lodges.

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In Maine, our fun usually means some activity outdoors from hiking, camping to down hill, cross country skiing, white water rafting or slew of activties guaranteering physical activity for better health. In Maine you don’t have to worry about crowds, too much traffic or crime. Here is a Maine site that is a one stop […]

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Maine Small Town Living…Wearing More Hats, Feeling More Connected, Needed.

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In small Maine towns, you quickly learn there is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer. Everyone has roles to play. The area in Maine they hang those many hats they wear is better off, richer, fuller for local volunteers and their day in, day out efforts. The most important hats in Maine are […]

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Blogging About Maine…I Can See The Out Of State Reader On Line, Eager To Learn.

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When you live in Maine, and blog about it, you don’t have to be a spine tingling adventure writer or a dramatic technically perfect, change the world thought provoking robot cranking out the copy. As a Maine blogger, the more down to earth, simple and every day I can be, the more I mirror what […]

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Camping In Maine… Define Your Version Of ME Vacationing.

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A vacation camping can mean a simple Maine log cabin with cooking on an open fire, maybe with a screened in front porch. Actitivities can involved sporting hunting/fishing.snowsledding or ATV trips with your buddies. Card games, reading a book or two, long walks, being up close and personal with the wildlife on a lake, river, […]

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