Archive for January, 2017

A Two Nation Vacation In Maine And Canada.

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The coastline as far as you can see and wildlife filled Great North woods surrounding you can make Maine vacations pretty peaceful. But when you vacation in Maine or live here full or part time, Canada is always near your Maine doorstep. Just a short hop across the border in many Maine locations means tap […]

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Coffee, Make It Pitch Black, Fresh Ground, Using Maine Spring Or Well Water.

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The best coffee in Maine is found served up at a sporting camp in the great, deep woods. With a group of guys traveling from many different states on a yearly pilgrimage up to Maine. The recreational camp in T4 R3 or whatever unorganized township and range number where property taxes go directly to Augusta […]

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Downeast Maine, Where Is It Exactly?

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The location of Downeast Maine, where the region starts and stops is hard to nail down. The term¬†Downeast or Down East Maine has been used loosely since the word first appeared in a dictionary in 1825.¬† “Downeast” is a sailing term too. The prevailing winds along the Maine coast blow from the southwest in the […]

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The Latest Uncle Henry’s, The Maine Atlas Gazetteer Map And A Stephen King Book.

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The reading material in Maine, what you find yourself holding as you ride shot gun traveling up the I-95 pike into Maine. Vacationland is a tall, wide, vast state and securing the right publications can help the experience while roaming the Pine Tree State. I live in the Crown of Maine, up in “The County” […]

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Cutting, Harvesting, Storing Ice In Maine.

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Refrigeration in early Maine living was not so hard to accomplish during the winter months. But the rest of the year it became increasingly¬†difficult to live without cold storage or the benefits of ice. Like the value of the root cellars for crop storage. Once early settlers of Maine got used to the benefits of […]

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