Archive for April, 2011

Filters, Lenses, Layers And Purple Ears.

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No man is an island, although Maine has a slew of them off the rock bound rugged coast line. And out in the middle of many of our 6000 lakes. In my job as a Maine real estate broker, I find many relocating or retiring buyers often cite getting away from people as the primary […]

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Kids Grow Up, Maine Is The Place To Raise Them.

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With gardens, crops, the better the soil, the warmer the surroundings, the better the outcome. Growing up in Maine is the same way. The kids learn responsibility, are part of a family, have a distinct role. Contributing to the the household day to day. Taught respect, being responsible.How to manage money, their time. Being self […]

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Maine Car Racing, Soap Box Derby Drivers Don’t Have Engines.

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The Maine Soap Box Derby State Race Is June 18th In Houlton ME, Aroostook County. On a specially engineered hill, racers learn the effects of gravity in two lane races. After each initial phase of a heat, the same racers swap wheels, re-race in different lanes. The best over all time of the two runs […]

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Music In Maine, Upcoming Concerts.

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There is nothing like attending a concert, seeing a big show when it comes to Maine to make you grin. Here is a list of musical events, acts in Maine. The outdoor four season recreation is pretty special, filled with a backdrop of natural beauty. But the musical and theatrical performances in Maine are spectacular […]

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The Church Sermon For This Sunday When You Live In Maine.

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Sunday in Maine is supposed to be set aside to count your blessings, relax with family, remove your nose from being pressed tightly to the grindstone. To take a deep breath, reflect on how you are doing to be a better person helping others around you where you live. And thinking of those far far […]

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Maine, Our Fun Is No Cost, Low Cost.

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When you are lucky enough to live in Maine, you have access to outdoor four season recreation second to none. Living here in Vacationland means natives are spoiled. We get reminded everytime a new visitor lets us know it is not this way many places. Crime in Maine is the 4th lowest. Foreclosure, short sale […]

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The Older You Get The Faster Life Spins, Blurs By You, ME.

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Americans are masters at multi tasking, juggling too much from over booked lives and should camp out more in places like Maine. We in Maine try to keep it simple, fun, rewarding and usually with low or no cost involved. Camping outdoors in Maine is one past time that requires little money but provides big […]

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Buying A Maine Farm, What Resources, Help Is Out There To Make The Purchase?

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As a kid you spent time on your grandfather, grandmother’s Maine farm summers, thought some day this was going to be for you. But with the cost of buying that Maine farm, the dream has gotten a little faded. Harder to see, hear on the mental projector playing on the back of the inside of […]

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It’s Like Nascar, Except Soap Box Derby’s Engine Is Gravity.

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Maine is a big state for soap box derby racing. In Houlton Maine, “Derby Hill” built to make the ride fast, smooth and the course easy to set up quickly. Beside the 16th annual Maine Soap Box Derby race June 18th, spring and fall rallies with cars, drivers, families from all over the country show […]

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Maine Airports A Warm Home For Returning Veterans, Soldiers.

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GI Joe and Jane are lucky if the big troop transport plane has a Maine airport on its flight manifest to touch down at. Maine, if there was a world olympics for troop transport airport diehard greeters, then Vacationland would get the gold. But the organized tight group does not do what they do for […]

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