Archive for February, 2015

Attracting A New Breed Of Young Farmers, Their Families To Maine.

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In cities where land used to build houses, skyscrapers, roadways and parking lots trumps dirt to farm. You don’t see food producers. Zip for farmers. But in rural areas, where there is plenty of space and less competition for creating large house lot subdivisions, shopping malls, there is migration happening. I hear from more and […]

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Putting On The Small Maine Town Event.

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In small Maine towns, there is always lots to do. If you are involved in the events that happen in the village. Fund raisers for someone burned out, burdened with sickness let the members of the community feel needed. And those on the receiving end of the help know they are loved collectively and individually. […]

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Making A Movie In Maine.

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Maine is a pretty neat space, place for all kinds of recreation. Pick a season, you don’t need a reason to vacation in Maine. And to set up the tripod, lay down a rail, fire up a jib crane. To use Maine as a backdrop for making a movie in Maine. Like most places, Maine […]

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Being The Best Asset To A Small Maine Town Possible.

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In small Maine towns, everyone is a public servant of sorts. Because everything is not hired done. Doesn’t work that way when money is tight. And without a ground swell of local support not much would get done. That makes every small Maine town the special jewel that it is. But. What hurts the efforts […]

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Like Holidays For Adults, School Vacations Not Always Fun For The Kids.

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This is school vacation week in Maine, so parents are dragged by their kids. Through plenty of snow. To make driving to basketball tournaments in Bangor, Augusta, Portland Maine a little more challenging. Chasing dreams of gold balls. Good luck to all area teams in Maine! Swim meets, hockey playoffs and down hill ski competitions […]

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February Winter Winds In Maine Turns Thoughts To Greenhouses.

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Turbulence like a plane where the captain reminds with a toggled overhead light and a friendly voice. From upfront to baton down the hatches out back. To buckle up people. Maine winter winds that can produce gusts like not so friendly sky air turbulence. We are experiencing that flavor around us today in Maine. Great […]

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Groom Maine, New Vanity Plate To Open Up, Smooth The Trails.

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Maine is under populated, unspoiled. And the best experiences are when you can get where man does not tread often. Nooks and crannies not opened up and commercialized are what rural Maine’s wilderness is all about. But tapping into these areas easily is not always so easy. That is why support of grooming trails in […]

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Maine, She Tugs At Your Heart Strings.

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Valentines Day is racing toward us. And if you are lucky enough to be in a healthy relationship, it is your Christmas, 4th of July, birthday, all the holidays rolled into one to celebrate. Thanks to Cupid’s handiwork. Because you are not alone. In a relationship that is one of a kind, completes you. That […]

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The Loss Of A Child In A Small Maine Town.

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Small Maine towns are knit tighter. Because the lasting connections run deep, wide, long. Partly because we are in common families. That DNA overlaps with community events we all pitch in and pull off together. You see each other a lot in small Maine towns. Traveling the same circles. Our Maine children intensify the closeness […]

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Weather, We Gets Lots Of It In Maine.

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What is the weather in Maine going to be like later today, tomorrow, next week? May seem to beg the response why don’t you just wait and see? Go outside, look around. Then live in the moment and decide your choices. Chill, relax. Stop worrying. But knowing what to expect from the sky above in […]

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