The Harvest Gold, Rust Red Color Of Fall Replaced By Maine Winter Weather Snow.

December 2, 2016
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When the temperature in late November, early December is too warm, the Maine lawn and field grass stays green. Too seasonally warm high temperatures of weather messes up the Christmas tree cutting too. That starts even earlier around Halloween. Too high temps out in the Christmas tree plantation when the cutting is done means lots […]

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Houlton Maine, Tell Me About Aroostook County’s Oldest Town.

November 24, 2016
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Houlton Maine, located on the shared east / west International border with New Brunswick Canada is the “Shiretown” or the county seat of Aroostook. The earliest settlers making the trek north distilled down from a small, closely related group of families from New Salem, one specific location in Massachusetts. Until 1820, Maine was part of the Bay State and most […]

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Amish Health Care Insurance, How Does That Work?

November 20, 2016
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The affordable health care debate is a hot topic these days. Turned up a few hundred degrees. As monthly coverage insurance rates double, triple and more. The postman is delivering daily news about the high deductible plan you used to have that is approaching the end of the line. Draining the affordable health care insurance […]

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Veteran’s Day, A World Wide Observance To Remember.

November 11, 2016
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Growing up I peeled, turned the pages of black and white images of my Dad’s service in World War II. He served in the Army Air Force as it was called at the time. Stationed in Italy and flying over German air space to drop a variety of bombs to hasten the end of the […]

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Daylight Savings Time, Messing With The Internal Clock.

November 7, 2016
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Ben Franklin had a lot of good ideas for the country. And back in 1784, daylight savings time was suggested by wise old Ben to save on candle use. What else was behind that suggestion to wind ahead in spring, to fall back in the fall the Seth Thomas, Timex, whatever time device to measure […]

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Maine, Big State, Low Population | Spend Time Finding You In ME.

October 31, 2016
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In the 1960’s there were fists raised high, shaking them at the Establishment. Peace man, lava lights, bell bottoms, free loving the one you’re with, draft card and flag burning. Hell no, we won’t go. And many tie dyed t-shirt and headband lads and lassies needing a bath hopped the border into Canada to avoid […]

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Tips For Moving To A Small Maine Town, What To Remember.

October 24, 2016
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You climbed the corporate ladder and are coming back to the state where you were raised, Maine. This blog post is not so much for the local that left and returned. More geared for the never been here for a long stint of time. Just maybe liked the place because of a few vacation stop […]

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What’s It Like Living In A Small Maine Town?

October 18, 2016
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Life in a small Maine town. Too slow for some, just a dream never realized to others. What’s important in your life has constants. No matter where you live. But there is a shift in how much of this, how little of that we desire. To improve the life experience. Maine is outdoor living all […]

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The Falls Colors In Maine, Your A Foliage Leaf Peeker?

October 10, 2016
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The colors of fall, do you find you have favorite ones you look for as you drive and leaf peek? Some Maine fall foliage colors just grab your attention more than others. Deep red trees hidden among the other explosive colors of a Maine harvest. Those stand out as “wow” and rich. But the trees […]

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Kennebunkport Maine, One Of The Coastline Jewels.

October 2, 2016
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Mention the word “Maine”, and here come the seacoast towns and beach regions that cause much of the audience excitement. But ask for the show of hands to figure out the favorite section of sand or craggy rocked bound coastline of Maine and the results vary greatly. Because people are so different. The sound of […]

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