Archive for July, 2011

Ever Been Maine Lobstering, Out On The Boat At Sea?

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Maine lobsters, they start out dark green, not bright red. Have you have been out on the ocean, off the rugged rock bound coast of Maine floating in a diesel powerful lobster boat? Dropping lobster pots, hauling in new traps later on in the journey along the coast of Maine? My oldest son Alex got […]

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Crusty, A Little Obstinate Sometimes Way Maine Protrayed.

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You know the joke about an out of stater lost along the coast of Maine asking a local how do you get to (fill in, pick the ME location). And after a long pause, dead pan expression, the guy in the overalls, piece of hay dangling out of the side of his mouth drawls after […]

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One Son Lobstering In Eastport Maine, Other Heading To Baxter Park.

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You can not count all the options, choices for outdoor recreation in Maine using just the fingers on both hands. When you live in Vacationland, or are lucky enough to be able to fit trips in to the Pine Tree State, some serious decision making has to happen. Like Disney Land or World with too […]

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Maine Farms, Open House Tours of 112.

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What is it like to work, live on a Maine farm? Open house tours on 112 Maine farms happens July 24th through out the sixteen counties of Vacationland. The 22nd year of celebrating the rural farming in Maine flavor to the public is called “Open Farm Day”. Maine farming is not just potatoes, blueberries, grains […]

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Gardening, Growing Your Own Food In Maine.

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This time of year in Maine where summer has turned to day after day of blue skies and sunshine, vegetable gardens have taken off. The food from a Maine garden is satisfying on many levels. First the wholesome, natural home grown taste can make your mouth water as you think of new potatoes, beats, lettuce, […]

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Maine Land Speed Races, Loring Air Force Base Limestone ME

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Going very fast, see world records made on land speed races at Loring Air Force Base in Limestone Maine July 15 through the 17th in Aroostook County. This summer’s land speed record trials in Northern Maine are year three. With over 150 North American cars and motorcycles gathered together for high speed competitions. If you […]

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Maine Music Options Abound This Summer.

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Live music in Maine, you have lots of options so don’t just travel to Vacationland thinking it’s all about wildlife, clean fish filled lakes, state parks, lighthouses and lobsters. No no, come for the music. In Belfast and Rockland Maine this weekend you have a serious decision to make. To attend the 5th annual Maine […]

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My Brother Steve Played In Many Local Bangor Maine Music Bands.

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Over the years, my oldest brother Stephen entertained many in local Bangor Maine music bands. As a kid ten years his senior, I remember a household of music. Steve’s contribution was the Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, the rhythm and blues. He played the piano at my mother’s urging. We all got exposed to the ivory […]

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Maine, Our Fun Is No Or Low Cost.

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Mainers have it made with all this four season outdoor recreational options, the blue and green natural beauty of Vacationland. When you live in Maine, you are already here, not needing to get away to relax or avoid the crowds. This is the destination for people jammed in a city, worried about crime, putting up […]

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Do You Have A Door Jam With Measurements Marked On It?

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Maine kids are low to the ground, small and below radar for the early portion of their lives. I myself and in many homes we list and sell as a Maine real estate broker have the same measuring spots. Usually on the door jam to the passage way that leads to the cellar. Many times […]

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