Archive for March, 2012

Maine, Hollywood Is On The Other Coast.

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I remember watching outdoor movies growing up, say a World War Two or western film production at the local Borderland Drive In Theatre with the entire family crowded in the car. See me? I’m the youngest of four boys in my one piece pajamas, the one with the zipper down the back and built in […]

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Maine, Rinse, Wash, Repeat.

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Clean living, a simple honest approach to life is what Maine is all about. Not flashy, not presumptuous or pedantic but down to earth, family and God based. The clutter of material items to impress is not the way a true Mainer rolls. Going head over heels in debt and spending way way beyond what […]

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Maine, Great Place To Sort Out, Get Rid Of Junk In The Trunk.

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Junk in the trunk, no not the kind of garbage or debris you want to get out of your own backyard, but the kind you collect through life. Carry around inside. Inherited from parents, their parents and lots you develop on your own reacting to others in self defense mode. And unfortunately it takes years […]

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Happiness In Maine Found In Small Puzzle Pieces.

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If you’re happy and you know it, sometimes clapping your hands, stomping your feet, smiling in joy and excitement is not so well received. I wake up mornings excited about getting out of bed, starting the day. My parents taught me how precious a new day is. Not to be wasted, to be approached as […]

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Made In Maine, What Does That Really Mean?

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If you are lucky enough to be a real Maine native, not a transplant, not a wannabe for only a week’s vacation a year, you keep life simple. You are not simple minded, but your life style is. Moderated to take it slow, keep it real, free of drama. There is nothing gaudy, over the […]

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Maine, Working Hard, Family First, Keeping It Simple.

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“Well la de da”…. is not the typical way people in Maine lead their lives. Local wages are lower, the standard of living kept simple, plain, without excesses because of it. Out to impress, calling attention to yourself is not the norm in Maine. Family is. You provide for that family first and foremost. It […]

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May 5th Is Date For 2012 Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race.

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Start your paddles, dig dig dig in your kayak, canoe for the spring Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race in Houlton Maine. Houlton Maine is the County seat for Aroostook, the state’s largest. May 5th is the date for this years exciting annual Maine river race. Watch a couple videos for the Meduxnekeag River Canoe race. I’m […]

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Maine, A Good Place For Letting Go, Starting New.

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Relationships, in life we have many with God, family, neighbors, friends and through work. But sometimes our hopes and dreams are not shared by the ones we love around us. When you live in a busy, urban area, relationships become that much tougher. Because of the extra struggles, the added pressures of city living that […]

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Maine … Less Money, Harder Earned Means Better Spent.

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Values, in the items we buy, in the good thoughts we all in Maine try fervently to carry, to use to run our day to day. Living in Maine means not needing more money to impress someone. To use to make another person envious or to call attention to your material success. The real value, […]

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Living Life With A Take No Prisoners, Time Is Your Enemy Thinking.

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Kodak had an advertising reminder they used in their marketing to sell more film a few years back. It was “because time goes by”. A reminder to snap those never fade memory shots to enjoy for years down the line. Because you can not go back to capture them. Kids don’t stay little. But there […]

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