Coffee, Make It Pitch Black, Fresh Ground, Using Maine Spring Or Well Water.

January 20, 2017
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The best coffee in Maine is found served up at a sporting camp in the great, deep woods. With a group of guys traveling from many different states on a yearly pilgrimage up to Maine. The recreational camp in T4 R3 or whatever unorganized township and range number with no pressurized water, serviced by an […]

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Downeast Maine, Where Is It Exactly?

January 15, 2017
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The location of Downeast Maine, where the region starts and stops is hard to nail down. The term Downeast or Down East Maine has been used loosely since the word first appeared in a dictionary in 1825.  “Downeast” is a sailing term too. The prevailing winds along the Maine coast blow from the southwest in the […]

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The Latest Uncle Henry’s, The Maine Atlas Gazetteer Map And A Stephen King Book.

January 11, 2017
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The reading material in Maine, what you find yourself holding as you ride shot gun traveling up the I-95 pike into Maine. Vacationland is a tall, wide, vast state and securing the right publications can help the experience while roaming the Pine Tree State. I live in the Crown of Maine, up in “The County” […]

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The Latest Uncle Henry’s, The Maine Atlas Gazetteer Map And A Stephen King Book.

January 11, 2017
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The reading material in Maine, what you find yourself holding as you ride shot gun traveling up the I-95 pike into Maine. Vacationland is a tall, wide, vast state and securing the right publications can help the experience while roaming the Pine Tree State. I live in the Crown of Maine, up in “The County” […]

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Cutting, Harvesting, Storing Ice In Maine.

January 6, 2017
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Refrigeration in early Maine living was not so hard to accomplish during the winter months. But the rest of the year it became increasingly difficult to live without cold storage or the benefits of ice. Like the value of the root cellars for crop storage. Once early settlers of Maine got used to the benefits of […]

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Snow In The Maine Weather Forecast It Spells Money For The Economy.

December 31, 2016
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Snow is a four letter word but the winters in Maine without it are long, dreary and put a sag in the local economy. Snow piling up means groomed sled trails, down hill skiing as lift ticket sales pick up. The shovel operators that clear the porch and house roof, the guy who angles the […]

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Maine’s The Fourth Lowest Crime State, Less People Part Of It.

December 27, 2016
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Crime, what causes it? Hard times make hard people. But wait a minute, Mainers are not flush with money but don’t turn to crime to make ends meet. Oh sure, there is some welfare fraud but our Maine Governor LePage is riding herd as the High Sheriff  to stop welfare program benefit abuse. Putting the […]

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Christmas In Maine, The Holiday Traditions In Big Families, Small Towns.

December 22, 2016
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Small Maine towns, which is the majority of the population centers scattered around Vacationland, all celebrate Christmas like one big family. The school bus drivers know which kids have a hard home life. Collect the extra food to bound down the steps of the school bus. Paced with love and care in a back pack […]

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Houlton Maine, The Town’s Past Supporting The Aroostook County Future.

December 16, 2016
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Like most small Maine towns, Houlton is a town of unique features, talented people. And adapting to a changing World economy and embracing technology is part of the riding the information wave into the future. Service providing and the shift from working on the Maine farms and in the deep vast woods by hand is […]

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Allagash Divorce, Posting Your Maine Land, No Thank You For The Muffin Mom.

December 15, 2016
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What the heck is that for a blog title from way up here in Maine? Like a pastor, inspiration for posts comes from many sources. There is a nagging, mental elbowing to put a post online after a few days since the last one went live. And the previous one wears off. It feels good […]

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