Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Up North In Maine.

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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, […]

Continue reading...

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

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

Gardening In Maine | Here Come The Spring Seed Catalogs.

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

Small Towns In Maine Where You Do Know Your Neighbor.

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

Nursing Home Visits Can Uncover Much Local ME History.

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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, […]

Continue reading...

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

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

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

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

Portland Stage, Finding Common Connections Within The Community.

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

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

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

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 […]

Continue reading...

Slide Something Maine Made Under The Christmas Tree.

This item was filled under [ Uncategorized ]

The hoopla of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and what to get for those loved ones on the Christmas list. Let face it. Kids are easy to shop for with long lists to select from provided early on in the season. But those that already weathered the accumulation stage of their life have everything they need. […]

Continue reading...