The Local Rural Grapevine For News, Tailor Made For Small Maine Towns.

September 17, 2017
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The majority of the space in the country is rural. Yet city beat news reporters don’t venture into rural areas very often. You had some tongue in cheek rural programming shows back in the black and white era of television. Andy of Mayberry, Petticoat Junction, The Waltons, Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies. The small town […]

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The Slow Shift From Maine Summer To Fall Harvest Colors.

September 10, 2017
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The leaf color in Maine, dry conditions affect the scenery ahead. The start of following the Maine fall foliage reports begin this week. Northern Maine is at or near the peak of fall color by the end of September. Hiking Maine in the fall is more breathtaking with the explosion of color. Tourism from leaf […]

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The Transition From City To Small Town Maine Rural Living.

September 3, 2017
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When you put the city life in the rear view mirror, the transition to small town Maine has many twists and turns. The lower cost of living is one of the primary perks. So is a sense of being involved, part of the small town life where in the urban setting, you can get lost […]

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Moving to a New Locale…

September 3, 2017
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Since I’ve sorely neglected this blog for far too long, I’ve decided to make a move to a new home.

Please accompany me over to my new residence at:

Original name, don’t you think?

That’s where I’ll be for the time being.

Hope to see you over there!

Copyright © 2017 – Paulla Estes

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Buffet Of Birds In Maine, More Than One Kind Flock Together.

August 24, 2017
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One lone sea gull. On a rock off the point I live on at a Maine lake. That white bird usually found along the coastal areas of Maine did not talk to himself. Did not have much for company while summer living is enjoyed by the happy campers on the Maine waterfront. But this year […]

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Delayed Learning, Catching Up Later On For Missing Childhood Lessons.

August 16, 2017
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Maine. Practical, simple ways of performing routine tasks. Natural short cuts and knowing what happens if you don’t take them. When you grow up in Maine, the rural living prepares you for so much. That you only really appreciate when you leave Maine and end up in an urban areas where not everyone is crossed […]

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Working Hard To Attract Small Maine Town Tourists.

August 5, 2017
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The tourists who wander into your small Maine town. Looking to see a Maine moose, dine on lobster or a bucket of steamed clams. To get a t-shirt or nick nack labeled Maine. There is more that your Maine tourist is after after they cross the big green bridge on the south end of the […]

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Travel From Maine To Prince Edward Island Canada

July 25, 2017
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When you live in Maine, sampling the Canadian provinces are low hanging fruit. Handy, so sweet of a connection to our families and traditional vacations is our Canadian neighbor because we are related on both sides of the International border. Tourism works best when promotion of what is around your burg is incorporated into the […]

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Insider Tips For Living, Visiting Maine.

July 16, 2017
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Maine. Everyone wants the inside track when exploring a new unknown area right? It’s pretty important. To become familiar with the lay of the land whether in Maine or wherever you roam. To avoid time frittered away and for the best experience in Maine to be enjoyed. So a guide to living, visiting Maine, one […]

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Baxter State Park, One Neat Source For Recreation, Wildlife, Exercise.

July 7, 2017
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Baxter State Park, one beautiful gem that awaits the visit, return trip. I know lots of people who make it a habit to hike Mt Katahdin and the many other trails around the state’s highest mountain. That do the up and down taking different trails to make it new and different. That hike Mount “K” […]

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