Archive for February, 2012

Maine Home Schooling | Support Is Out There.

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The Maine public schools, private ones too are small sized, not giant factories but home schooling still happens. I hear many educational horror stories from other state, move to Maine real estate buyers. In my job, education options available in Maine come up, get discussed. In large city, urban areas outside Maine, lots of disturbing […]

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Maine Is Lucky To Be Parked Up Against Quebec And New Brunswick Canada.

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Maine has some unique neighbors… Quebec on the west, New Brunswick Canada on the east. Oh sure, New Hampshire to the south and bordering the “Down East” rock bound 228 miles of Atlantic ocean aren’t too shabby border partners either. But Canada, a whole different country for border towns to experience up close and personal […]

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Every New Dollar Generated In The Maine Economy Turns Over Six Times.

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The economy of Maine, any state is tied to income, small businesses making a profit. So they can maintain, create new jobs, expand, weather challenging economic climates. Small business is the economic engine that drives the flow of money. If you restrict the operation of small businesses, the local, state and national economy suffer. According […]

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You’re Lucky If You Grow Up In A Rural, Less Populated State Like Maine.

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Being raised in a smaller, rural state like Maine has lots of advantages. Besides the rock bound Maine coastal way of life, the mountainous sections of Vacationland, many areas rely on woods and agriculture production. Two industries that are pretty essential and age old. That have both become highly technical like most things in today’s […]

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Digging Out The Green Old Town, LL Bean Canoe For A Maine Spring River Race

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The approach of spring in Maine, one way you know beyond new buds on the hardwood trees is green canoes. Lots of them that get dug out of garages, stuck overhead in carriage houses. Or phone calls made if the Maine river, pond or lake vessels were loaned out. And just not brought back to […]

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“Space Critter” Was A Maine College Film Animation Project.

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Greg Bowler was a broadcast / film professor at the University of Maine at Orono. My black and white film partner Andy Kosinski and I loved his classes. Especially when animation was the project Mr. Bowler taught the class. Handing out one hundred feet of black and white 16 mm film and telling us to […]

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