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Snowmobiling In Maine | Hitting The Snow Sled Trails.

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Fresh dragged, groomed snow sled trails carved and made smooth during the middle of the Maine winter night.  And this fine next morning you, your snowmobile party can’t wait to try them out to discover new places, old haunts in Maine. Just had a local home made breakfast with plenty of talk about today’s snow […]

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Up North In Maine.

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Heading North to Maine. What is the magic of just the location, that one word North? Heading into the North Maine woods. Pointing whatever you drive or piling in with a group of friends to head North to ski, snow sled, hunt, fish or get out on the water. On a compass or a map, […]

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Warm And Cozy Heating Your Maine Home With A Wood Burning Stove.

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There are so many reasons to heat your Maine home with a wood burning stove. Often what drives a home owner to feed a wood burning heater stove or furnace is the spike in the cost of other fuel options. When heating oil, natural gas or electricity bills soar higher, the natural fall back routine […]

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Gardening In Maine | Here Come The Spring Seed Catalogs.

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About this time of year, seed catalogs begin showing up in the mail box. The excitement of what to plant in your spring garden builds as you thumb through the colorful pages of a seed catalog. Johnny’s Seeds is one Maine supplier. Fedco is another, so is the Maine potato lady that all have a super Internet presentation to supply your […]

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Small Towns In Maine Where You Do Know Your Neighbor.

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Living in small town Maine means time to commune with nature, to sample the great outdoors. But it also means getting to know the neat people who live in the smaller populations spread out pretty thinly in this vast state of Maine. Less time spent in traffic, we do talk to strangers. We don’t worry […]

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Nursing Home Visits Can Uncover Much Local ME History.

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Visiting a shut in at a nursing home or an elderly member of a small Maine town that is house bound can yield much rich local history. Meg and I visited one gentleman in the local Gardiner Nursing home yesterday. And it made all three of our days. As you listen to the yesteryear stories, […]

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McMansion To McCottage | How Big A House Works Best In Maine?

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How big a home is best for you depends on area housing stock economics and whether you really are ready for a Murphy bed or farm house sized kitchen. There are pros and cons for tiny homes, larger housing floor plans and it is a personal choice. But what about the local area real estate […]

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Maine Winter Fun | Sliding, Sledding, Ice Skating, Skiing.

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When old man winter arrives in Maine for another visit, the simple outdoor outdoor traditions return. The ones started in our youth and preserved into adulthood. You begin to know how much fun you forgot climbing on a pedal bike is when you push up the kickstand. And take it to new unexplored places in […]

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Portland Stage, Finding Common Connections Within The Community.

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Back in an earlier life as a Bangor Maine broadcast news director, I interviewed Eaton Tarbell, a patron of the performing arts. He designed lots of buildings around the state. Tarbell was a regular on the airwaves for colorful sound bites. On the show often to check in and update the listening audience with the […]

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Things To Do For Fun In Maine | Whitewater River Rafting.

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Want to get wet, can you handle fast moving water down a river winding through the Maine woods on the front of a boat white water rafting? Things to do for fun in Maine. Can you swim? Will you stay in the white water river raft pointed down the river from a hydro electric power […]

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