Start from where you are

Start from where you are

The end of another year and I reflect on what we have done this past year, especially what we have done for others. I know one of the greatest gifts we can give our children and those we love and everyone, for that matter, is to leave the Earth as free from our own...
A Maine Christmas the way life used to be

A Maine Christmas the way life used to be

  What was Christmas like in Maine years ago when few had electricity?  Were Maine Christmas celebrations different back then?   Robert Tristan Coffin, Maine Pulitzer Prize winning poet, looked back on his boyhood Christmases around 1900 when every aunt, uncle,...

A present for spring, summer and fall

Want an offbeat gift that will make your life and your family’s easier next spring, summer and fall? Then you might want to think about this. If your neighbors use a lawn or garden service, you may want to know what is being sprayed or dumped on their lawns and...
When a super moon is really super

When a super moon is really super

Tomorrow at 3:45 am you can see the latest ‘super moon.’ although it rises here at 4:38 pm this afternoon. I had never heard the term, ‘Super Moon’, until a few years ago, maybe that’s because it comes from astrology. A super moon appears only 10-14% larger than your...