Archive for January, 2011

Bargains, Blue Light Specials, Deals. Welcome To Maine.

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Growing up in Maine means you are taught be careful with your personal spending. From the proverbial knee high to a grasshopper stage of life and on, parents, grandparents, everyone you work with in Maine points out value of everything. Resources, protect those lakes, preserve that woodlot to give it to your kids in better […]

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Maine Snow Ski Conditions Are Excellent. It’s All Down Hill From Here.

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Ski Maine down hill or cross country and fill your lungs with fresh air and your eyeballs with drop dead gorgeous scenery this winter. A snow round up of the Maine ski areas show winter conditions on the trails are excellent. Plenty of white new fresh powder snow to carve, to ski or snowboard on. […]

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Finally, Northern Maine Gets Some New Winter Snow.

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Maine is four seasons and winter is not a time to hibernate, shiver, hide out indoors. We ski cross country and down hill. Snowsledding is big and the ITS trail is 3500 miles long. Ice fishing and hockey games have a heck of a local following. And those snowsled trails groomed by these Tuckers pulling […]

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Living Off Grid, Back To Nature, Off The Land In Maine.

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Have that pioneer spirit or ever think you were born late? Would you like to homestead in Maine and be self sufficient? Maine is a great state to take it to the level you are seeking to reduce the size of your carbon foot print. Did a sister site off grid Maine blog post this […]

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The First Trailer Truck Was A 1963 White Cab Over Diesel.

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My dad was a Maine potato farmer and instead of just growing his own for market, he bought potatoes from others too and was a spud broker. It seemed logical to buy a trailer truck to haul them to market too. Usually in Boston, Hartford, New York City. The first trailer was a 1957 Trailmobile. […]

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Questions Often Asked About Maine When You Don’t Live Here.

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You’ve never been to Maine but have heard good things about the state. But you have burning questions, concerns, topics needing addressing. Ok (stepping up to the podium) I’m game. In fact, we get asked many questions in the course of our work as a Maine real estate broker every day. Heck we did a […]

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Maine, Who’s From Vacationland, Raise Your Hands?

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It is no secret that job discrimination happens in favor of folks from Maine. You hear stories about a parking lot full of people looking for a job after World War Two in say Hartford CT. People making aircraft parts like jet turbines, or in shipyards needing laborers that know how to work. Want to […]

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Listening To Maine Public Radio’s NPR Heading Up Interstate 95.

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Traveling north on Interstate 95 with youngest son and tuned in to Maine Public Radio’s NPR as we zip along in the jeep on I-95 Sunday. And Prairie Home Companion had just wrapped up another radio show when programming shifted to a piece about how the country developed a spend it if you got it […]

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In 1963 My Parents Won A Vacation Trip To London England, Paris France.

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Your MeInMaine blog post author Andrew Mooers is on a family vacation to London England, Amsterdam Holland, and Paris France and think of my parents who were on part of the same trip back in 1963. I worked some long hours and squirreled away the funds for this vacation. My parents won their trip 47 […]

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