Archive for May, 2013

A Case For Living In A Small Maine Town.

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You live in a city, large sprawling urban area and wonder where does all the money go. Your car insurance if you dare to drive is higher cost. Because vehicles get stolen. Joy rides happen. Chop shops dissect cars, trucks, SUV’s buzzard quick like they were road kill. The chances of being bumped or plowing […]

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Traveling You See High, Low Quality Customer Service, Everything In Between.

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Survival in a business depends on watching the bottom line, providing consistent customer service that is top notch, memorable. All the time. It takes work ethic, pride in what you do even if you are not handstand happy about certain aspects of any job you hold down. And it means liking people, all of them. […]

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Over 5400 Songs For The More Than 2500 Miles Ride From Colorado To Maine.

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Road trip, just made a cross country one with youngest son who’s freshly graduated from college in Colorado Springs, CO. The red jeep four of the kids learned to perfect driving skills in called Sally ran like a top. All the way back to Maine after the college graduation ceremonies died down, were completed. Small […]

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Ooh Ooh That … (Skynyrd Song Bed) What Does Maine Smell Like To You?

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What is that smell that makes your think of Maine if from away or locally what stops you in your tracks? The sense of smell tied to triggering forgotten memories. But for many people the exposure to the smells of Maine happen on vacations. When you spend time by the ocean, on a beach or […]

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Maine, The Steady Diet Of Healthy Not Just Talking Food, Exercise For The Body.

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You are what you eat and knowing what you are putting in your body, where the food came from that you place on the family supper table is important in Maine. But besides the healthiest home grown produce, vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry and dairy products, you and I are fed, feed our families it’s way […]

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Graduation Colorado College In The Springs Today, For Youngest Cub.

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Graduations, like weddings, even funerals can enlighten, give everyone in the audience, not just with the square shaped hats some take away. To apply and consider. To spur on and persist to do more with your life for the good of others. Graduation from Colorado College for youngest son today. Colorado Springs weather was great. […]

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Storms In Life, We Need Each Other, To Extend Grace, All In The Same Boat.

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On the way to youngest son’s graduation from Colorado College, aboard the silver bird scanned a kindle version of a good read. Brennan Manning’s The Ragamuffin Gospel. Although never thought of God as a bean counter, that tallies up our mistakes and hangs his head in shame. I was brought up with my Mom especially […]

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The 1970 Dodge Challenger Coated, Painted Plum Crazy Purple.

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The color of the 1970 Dodge Challenger selected, picked from a build sheet option list of light gold, plum crazy purple, sublime green, go-mango orange, hemi-orange, banana yellow, light, bright or dark metallic blue, rallye red, light or dark green metallic, white, black, cream or panther pink. The new buyer finishing a tour of duty […]

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Protecting Maine’s Natural Resources, Lakes Everyone’s Job.

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Using one word descriptions for a place with space like Maine is hard. Because single, word pairs don’t begin to do the job sufficiently. The highly faceted Maine jewel does lots of things, affects different folks in various ways too. A retreat to recharge. A setting to raise a family with simple living, down to […]

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What If You Purposely Kept Your Needs Small, Lived In Maine Moderation?

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The day to day and what it takes to feel fulfilled, satisfied, good inside and out about your life in Maine. For starters, money is not the cure all or dog and pony carrot. Managing your resources is key. It is all about living within your means. Making purchases that are thought out, done in […]

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