Farming In Maine, The Barn Was The Centerpiece In Building Collection.

September 19, 2016
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Farming in Maine, when there were seven farmers on one road. Not one farmer in three small Maine towns. Bigger, more production but way way fewer in number now. And less of the stuck in the middle of the road farmers that were weeded out. Dying on the vine and pushed to the wayside. There […]

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Maine Weddings, R & R Vacations Are Not The Sole Reason To Visit.

September 14, 2016
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Maine is a vast state and because of less people, all this space, unspoiled natural beauty abounds. And what a setting for nuptials, knot tying, weddings in Maine. Especially if you live in a too tight urban area where you have to watch your step to keep from bumping into someone in the bumper to […]

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Maine Vacations, Sometimes The Locals Swap And Travel.

September 5, 2016
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Mainers move around their own state to enjoy the surroundings, festivals, annual events. The Europeans cherish and regularly squeeze in their vacations to travel and explore too. But Americans chasing the urban dollars to fund the more expensive cost of living. Have been labeled as workaholics and driven by vocation rather than vacations. (Burton Cummins […]

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When You Live In Maine, Your Foot Is Not Nailed To The Floor.

August 26, 2016
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Maine is one big state and when you live here, it is like a multi faceted dream come true. Because you get to sample lots of very distinct areas. All friendly people but the closer to the southern border of the state you get, a little more traffic happens. The cost of living grows up. […]

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Living In Maine, Small Rural Town Decision Making.

August 20, 2016
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Common sense and being forward thinking are two skills true dyed in the wool Mainers possess in great supply. Small Maine towns survive if resistance to change is removed, if creative brainstorming is done. To figure out what do we do now? Way way before arriving at that all important crossroad that makes it do […]

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Taking Money Out Of The Equation | Simple Maine Living.

August 10, 2016
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During an election year, like hail, lots of activity pelts a person off the beaten path even in Maine. The robo phone calls from Presidential hopefuls as everything gets racheted up approaching the early November elections. But when less voters live in a rural state, to pull the curtain and fill in the spaces, when […]

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The Love Affair With Maine Cars, Trucks, Tractors.

August 2, 2016
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When you grow up in a small rural state like Maine. Where the ability to fix things, keep them going not just plunk down the cash to replace them, an attachment grows. To our Maine cars, trucks, tractors, anything with or without a motor on it. I have a super M farm tractor I feel […]

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Maine, Start Small, Get Big Without Debt.

August 1, 2016
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Living in Maine, the idea of relocating here starts with vacations, the eye candy. Lots of Maine images splash online to tease and entice. But when the dream of living in Maine full time won’t go away, needs a little action, how to do it best? Start small, think big and steer clear of the […]

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State Of Maine National Soap Box Derby Champion

July 26, 2016
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There was a time when five soap box derby racing cities in Maine put on locals. Recruited the parents and support from strong arms and backs to wallets opening wide to fund the soap box derby program. The five venues grew, peaked and eventually only the Houlton Maine Derby Hill program was the one race […]

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State Of Maine National Soap Box Derby Champion

July 26, 2016
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There was a time when five soap box derby racing cities in Maine put on locals. Recruited the parents and support from strong arms and backs to wallets opening wide to fund the soap box derby program. The five venues grew, peaked and eventually only the Houlton Maine Derby Hill program was the one race […]

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