Archive for September, 2010

Maine Games Wardens Do More Than Monitor Hunters Wearing Blaze Orange.

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The Maine Wardens Service Is the oldest law enforcement agency in “Vacationland” and the men, ladies in green do more than herd hunters to make sure regulations are followed. Since 1880 making sure game is not wasted, establishing rules for the hunting, fishing in Maine, wardens have had to be ever vigilant. Earlier blog post […]

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Your Maine Neighboring Property Owner Not Sure Of Line Location.

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You yourself not sure where the boundary line is either so what to do in Maine. Hire surveyors the right answer, split the cost. But sometimes the outcome is not so hand stand, hand clapping exicting for one of the parties who loses land, frontage, footage, real estate. So if it is a simple case […]

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Picking Maine Potatoes, Spending Time As A Kid In The Fields.

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Fall harvest, picking potatoes, packing a lunch, heading to the fields early in the morning in Northern Maine. Picking potatoes was every kid’s entry level job. The one where the kid buys his own winter jacket. Takes better care of it because he does. Maine potato harvest means getting up in the dark. Listening to […]

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How Big A Home, House In Maine Do You Really Need?

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Size in a Maine home matters when you have a growing family, a quivver of kids or gram, gramp living under the same house roof. But when the children grow up, move out of the nest and you are not excited about heating, maintainting, paying insurance and Maine property taxes on a big massive multi […]

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Maine Kids, They Still Play Outdoors, All Four Seasons.

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There is nothing like seeing kids in Maine outdoors, not planted in front of a television screen, video game. Using their imagination, filling their lungs with fresh air. Being neighborly, social. Here is a picture of a backyard winter scene behind my Houlton Maine home. The boy, Luke was a neighbor who enjoyed our tree, […]

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The Borderland Drive In, Outdoor Movie Theatre.

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I wished my four kids had known the fun of going to the outdoor movie theatre, the Maine drive in. Our closest one to Houlton Maine was the Borderland Drive In. There was the Cummings Theatre, an outdoor drive in in the Woodstock New Brunswick Canada area and the other one pretty handy was in […]

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Her Breathing Was Labored, You Could Hear A Popping, Respitatory Condition.

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Less oomph, barely able to get out of her own way and knowing something was wrong. She was born in 1953. Most of her years spent working hard on the same Maine potato farm. Laboring, straining out in the fields, no matter what the weather, any season. Dependable, not asking for much. Giving her all. […]

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Connected Thru Thin Air, Maine Wireless Droid Cell Phones.

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On the run, crossing state lines, moving and shaking to get to Maine, anywhere. We live in a mobile society. On a recent trip to Colorado I drove out with the youngest son to deliver him and a jeep to his second year of college. And climbed on a silver bird to return home. At […]

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The Saint Bernard’s Name Was Duke, The Maine German Sheperd Nameless.

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My dad grew up on a Maine potato and dairy farm and had a Saint Bernard. Duke was a gentle natured dog, not anything resembling Stephen King’s Cujo movie of an animal of the same breed that gets rabies and wreaks havoc on a Maine town. Duke was big, but not usually aggressive. My dad […]

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Maine Snowmobile Snow Show Is October 1,2,3.

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The fun of hitting a just groomed Maine snowmobile trail. Or one that man has not traveled on yet this winter. Seeing several white tail Maine deer. A jaw dropping view of Mount Katahdin at Baxter State Park. I admit I am a “sled head”. The places you can go by snowsled, snowmobile is limitless. […]

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