Archive for September, 2015

Breakdown Lane, Parked Or Itching For Something Missing.

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Point whatever you are driving north to Maine. Load up the Desoto, Chevy Nomad wagon, van man to the gills. Hike, bike. Heck, stick out that thumb. Bum a ride to Vacationland if you have to as your last option. You may have friends in Maine that are one option for lodging. Couch surfing here […]

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Hastings Falls | Small Jaunts In Hidden Maine Wilderness

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The best experiences are almost always outdoors in Maine. Any season the same places serve up differently. Many of the outdoor hikes are made more enriching because all that they involve to pull off is a couple gallons of gas for travel. A picnic basket of homemade potato salad. strawberry rhubarb pie or other goodies. […]

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The Way Some People Look At Wealth.

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The benchmark when the “wealthy” is not the inside kind measured in sheer gratitude. But the outside kind that is cold hard cash. Or look at what I have that you don’t that sparkles. Some figure they have more than enough. Take what they need and leave the rest for others. Feeling blessed that they […]

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Maine Once Had 90 Ski Areas, Could Be Down To 16 By The Holidays.

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Making snow on Maine’s ski slopes costs lots of money. Empty ski mountain chairs don’t crank in revenue. Anything like farming, seasonal dairy bars, outdoor go carts or mini golf that depends on the weather being blue sky and sunshine. Not rain. It’s a finicky proposition. And today, there are so many choices for things […]

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Go Fly A Kite In Maine.

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Maine. Bring the kids, add lots of seashore sand, the sound of the surf. Mix in the smell of the salt air off the coast of Maine. And if the wind is just right, take a kite skyward. Don’t forget the sunscreen. Or to go for a sail boat ride fueled by the wind. Anchor […]

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