Archive for February, 2013

Big National Disaster Hits, Everyone Worries About The People, But What About Pets?

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You watch, listen, read about awful national disaster events like Sandy, Katrina and your heart goes out to the people that live in those areas. Thinking gee, if that was me, my family that suddenly saw the day to day go from easy, predictable to very hard and scary. Full of unknowns. So when the […]

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International Dog Sled Races In Fort Kent Maine Start March 2nd.

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Mush, not the playing with your food kind, the Northern Maine International Dog Sled Race kind in Fort Kent ME. Head up 1-95, then Rt 1, 1A or 11 to the top of Aroostook County. Sign in for the 21st Annual Can Am Crown Northern Maine dog sled races. Starts Friday March 1, wraps up […]

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Maine Farm Barns, Like Dinosaurs, Going To Their Knees Slowly.

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The Maine farm barn was once a thriving, vibrant center stone in the crown jewels of a country acreage land spread. But square bales of hay not collected from fields, conveyor belted or lifted up overhead for winter storage now. Man power to hay, less farmers, smaller families all led to big round bales that […]

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Honest Mistakes, Does Any One Make Them Today?

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Back in the early 1980’s I taught a University of Maine adult education class on real estate practices. At the time you needed the practices class which highlighted the day to day of being a Maine real estate agent. To get your salesman or broker’s ticket. With courses taught by an attorney for the law, […]

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Comfortable In Your Own Skin, Getting A Rhythm In Maine.

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Maine is a great state for retreats, private times in beautiful places without all the wall to wall people. To spend memorable moments reflecting with just you, yourself and I. Removing all the distractions, crutches, conversations and deadlines. Stripping away the old comfortable ways that have gotten you this far. Putting the “fun” in dysfunction. […]

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Stained Glass In Maine, Not Just In Churches Any More.

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Colored, stained glass that filters light. With each shade, intensity and the pattern contributing like an orchestra to the experience out in the audience. The sunshine that fuels the backdrop provides a different sensation than a set of spotlights trying to do the same job artificially. Not just found in Maine churches these days but […]

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Maine Lighthouses | Northern Most Is Whitlocks Mill In Calais,ME.

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With 68 Maine lighthouses, if you want to collect, capture, experience them all, some pretty easy to GPS. Lots are low hanging fruit simple, others require a boat ride quite a ways out into the Atlantic Ocean to get up close and personal. After showing the house dubbed “The Castle”, a Brookton Maine home last […]

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Checking Your Oil In Maine, Fill ‘er Up At The Twilight Zone Garage.

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Life moves fast and you gotta keep gassed, filled up. But despite the hurry scurry, the double time to hut hut stay on pace, out of no where happens. Like you’re driving scenic Maine US One, our version of Rt 66 to get your kicks. The rock bound craggy coast and salt sea air left […]

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Winter Snow Skiing All Fun And Games Until An Avalanche Triggers.

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When you live in Maine, kids are raised pretty much outdoors and winter snow skiing on the fun check list. Our recreation, work is four seasons. Winter down hill snow skiing complements pond hockey, ice fishing, snow sledding in Maine. So when your Maine family enjoys down hill, cross country snow skiing, the kids grow […]

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So God Made A Farmer.

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Maine is rural, simple living. Hardworking people and no, not everyone these days is a Maine farmer like they were not so long ago. But most Mainers have exposure to farm life. Growing up, working on a Maine farm. Getting your hands dirty. Down on your knees in the dirt. To make spending money. Or […]

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