Archive for September, 2011

Maine Hunting, Fishing, You Could Not Find A Better State.

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With Maine 91 percent wooded, if you were a white tail deer, a black bear, moose, game bird wouldn’t you want to live here? Maine wildlife talk, words gets around. Like people, animals compare notes on where to live. Maine woods are full of varied terrains in a state as big as Vacationland. There are […]

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Maine, Don’t Need To Join The Gym.

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Walking, hiking, cross country and down hill swish swish with the skis, Maine is four seasons of recreation. Maine is lots of never ending outdoor excercise. Exploring, working the land, in the woods. So the idea of joining a gym to get more excercise, any work out routine to get in shape always strikes me […]

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Maine Is Farming, Wood Harvesting, Fishing, Tourism.

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A rural state like Maine has four regularly played face cards that keep Vacationland industrious, humming. The basics… raising food, harvesting timber in our 91 percent wooded lands, fishing off the sea coast and promoting our four season recreational tourism options. This time of year getting up before 5AM has been a ritural for the […]

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Maine Backyards Get Used, Not Neglected.

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Outdoor living in Maine means back yards are not just for show and get used, enjoyed. This weekend an apple cider press was working hard to create some liquid nectar. Oldest son Alex borrowed the press from a friend’s mom who said it was left at their home when they puchased it. Over the years […]

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Maine Blueberries, Harder Harvesting Than Potatoes.

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Anyone in Vacationland that has picked Maine potatoes knows the value of a fall harvest dollar. Everything they buy with the hard earned money is equated with how many barrels it took to purchase it. And if the scales of effort “in” to product or service “out” is not even steven, the purchase is not […]

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Amazing Woodpiles, Bountiful Maine Vegetable Gardens.

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The days in Maine happen under mostly cobalt blue cloudless skies with sunshine lately. And as you drive around country roadways to local festivals and town celebrations you notice the route is in remarkably good shape for Maine, a state this big with just a tad over 1.32 million people. On those treks to differents […]

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Pirates Festival, Head To Eastport, See The Invasion From Lubec Maine.

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Every year in September Eastport and nearby Lubec Maine get invaded with rowdy, boisterous pirates. This weekend September 9-11, Eastport Maine will be invaded by pirates of all ages. Lobster boat races, with American and Canadian vessels are part of the Eastport Pirate Festival. Come see, hear, participate in the fun to cheer on the […]

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Pre Buying Maine Winter Home Heating Oil, Should You Do It?

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To pre buy or not pre buy Maine home heating oil, that is the quandry, question. I usually do but as you wheel and deal and add in the quarter per gallon to follow the price of Maine home heating oil down if it drops, you have to scratch your head. On the one hand, […]

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Flying In To Maine, Airports To Consider.

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You have a destination to fly in to, are looking for flights in to Maine and wonder about airports. You realize Maine is not the population center of an Atlanta, Boston, Chicago or Los Angeles. But with a population of just over a million people spread out around a state as large as Maine, you […]

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