Archive for August, 2014

You Have A Long Weekend In Maine, What To Do For Fun?

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Maine is Vacationland, the folks at the department of motor vehicles, licensing remind each and everyone one of us with that one word declaration. Along the bottom of the Maine license plates. So when you are lucky enough to be here in Maine for a weekend, one of the longer, extended ones, what to do? […]

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Maine Clothing, No Not Color Blind Or An Anarchist.

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What you wear, clothe your body in Maine is a lot like the Frank Lloyd Wright reminder that “form follows function”. Which actually Louis Sullivan was the brain child of that particular notion. That Frank took from his mentor. And ran with it. Getting all the press. The Maine wardrobe. If you are working in […]

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Volunteers, Not Regulars, You See Them Around Maine.

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Maine is outdoors, four seasons, all natural. And as you travel the side roads, or hike up trails, you see “volunteers”. Not the two legged kind. That pitch in and many almost have personal ministries run behind the scenes. I know of three ladies that all they do year round is knit. Really neat hand […]

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Local Maine Talent, Hand Made, Pretty Much One Of A Kind.

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Be honest, when you stop and think about it is there really anything you actually need when birthday, an anniversary comes around? When you have logged a few trips around the annual race track of life and have passed the accumulation stage? So when it is time for gift giving, so the receiver knows lots […]

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American Folk Festival In Bangor Maine, You Going?

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August 22nd through the 24th, the American Folk Festival in Bangor Maine will fill the airwaves with music. Along the Penobscot River several stages will offer performances from World class performers. The food vendors that go hand in hand with the tunes adds to the experience. Along with the open air, walking, talking, bumping into […]

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Maine | Hunger Improves The Taste.

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Precious, uncommon, experiences that you are involved in, participate. Not pay for and attend, watch. Maine provides the understated natural beauty with wide open spaces, plenty of fresh air, clean water. And less people. More wildlife. They say hunger improves the taste. And life is all about the take away, the quality right? Where you […]

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Room Around You, Maine Provides That Space For Healthier Living.

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Space in Maine is measured in acreage not feet, inches. And unlike many crowded areas where it is zero property lot lines, and it’s why bother putting in side windows. Due to the up close and way way too personal house in your face in all directions. And good luck if you have company when […]

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Maine, The Simpler The Better Works Best.

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Ever notice the most interesting people you meet have not all had easy, charmed lives? They take adversity, set backs, cruel blows dealt them one by one. Convert the negative into something positive. Blessed with a good supply of deep down inner grit and determination. Are not quitters. No matter how rocky, steep that it […]

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Strangers, You Won’t Bump Into, Find Many In Maine.

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Strangers, folks that are elevator contained quiet, not making eye contact. Keeping pretty much to themselves in the small area surrounding them. When you live in Maine, the wide open space changes all that. You don’t worry about anyone approaching from the side at a fast pace. Your survival defense systems don’t kick into high […]

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You Find You Can Get There From Here, If You’re New To Maine.

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New to Maine, you made the leap and moved lock, stock and barrel to Vacationland. Good for you, welcome aboard. Now what. Well, the down to Earth, family orient hard working folks of Maine will give you the shirt of their back. Be there to help to a point. And once you cross that point, […]

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