Archive for December, 2013

Learning To Walk Again After Running, Racing Through Life.

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The habit of walking is easier when you live in a state the 4th lowest in crime. Safe areas, lots of space, less traffic.That is Maine. And when you walk to places in a small Maine town, you feel a greater sense of the community. Part of a neat area of lower population but more […]

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Merry Christmas From The Me In Maine Blog

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Here’s hoping your Christmas is bright, personal, family close and memorable. Passing on those traditions. Remembering loved ones departed but not forgotten. Christmas is a time of reflection, inner searching, greater awareness of what is important in your life. For some in the kitchen creating pans of fudge, squares, candy, cookies, coconut balls, mocha cakes, […]

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Darker Than The Inside Of A Maine Cow. MOOOooooo.

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Maine is just plain dark. Not the sinister, evil, somber, elusive kind of darkness. We’re talking the total, pitch black that happens in Maine. We lack the condition of light pollution. That a giant population catches. And all the other sins that a city, urban area contract for a disease without a cure. That causes […]

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Your Life Destination (Dialing In Clicking Sound) Is Maine. Why Vacationland?

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Why you live where you do is not always because it is your preference for surroundings. If eight out of ten people live in urban areas, it is often due to the abundance of jobs. Pulling down a bigger paycheck. But spending more money the downside of the higher cost of living. Employment is a […]

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The Sound Of Maine Winter Snowfall, Hear It?

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The sound of snowfall in Maine. Not the nor’easter howling winds while the white stuff piles up, blows, swirls around kind. Or the old window sashes singing in unison in a rickety, weathered, hill top Maine farm house. That makes that rising variable pitch, blade of grass between your thumbs as a kid kazoo type […]

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The Two Maine Men Shared The Same Birthday.

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My Dad was a Leo and a friend’s father was too. Wearing the pointed hat with the too tight elastic that hurts your neck. To get ice cream, their favorite kind of cake the same calendar day each year. When the older Leo loses their mate there is a different kind of loneliness that enters […]

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Getting Potluck In Maine, Five Star Dining Without The Same Number Of Forks.

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Getting more quality out of life is a common goal. No matter what your health, age, situation, location. Making life for you and others better than it was, with what you have to work with should be a daily exercise. Turned to after the counting your blessings that Maine families do on both ends of […]

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The Place With All Those Buried Truck Drivers Lost In The Maine Woods.

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Meet some interesting people in my line of work. Online from all over. Last night before closing up the property listing in Maine workshop, the last call for real estate came in from around the world. From Queensland, Australia to pinpoint the location a few clicks away. The voice, from a man originally from Pennsylvania […]

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Too Much Alike, Opposites Attract, So Which Is It That Works For You?

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If a people pair are dubbed by their peers as “two peas in a pod”, would that earn the label carbon copy? Not identical twins. But pretty close to clones in what makes them tick deep down inside? Sized up, USDA graded “A” number one. Rumbling along the one potato, two potato life conveyor assembly […]

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Aunt Charlene Belonged To A Local Maine Food Co Op.

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Once a month, Aunt Charlene would do her part in the distributing of the bulk food order from the local Maine food co op. And ordering for what everyone needed for food supplies was done in the Ronald McDonald Room ironically. Downstairs where the little kids get wired on way too much cake and squeal, […]

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