…and the wisdom to know the difference.

Yesterday morning, just after midnight, marked the earliest spring equinox since 1896. It has something to do with Pope Gregory XIII coming up with a somewhat convoluted formula about 500 years ago to make up for the .24 extra day in each regular calendar year. So today we are clearly entering spring in Maine. This […]

Sometimes you just need a change of scenery

It has been a long strange winter this year in Maine. It started early when our first significant snow storm arrived just as the trick or treaters had finished their rounds on the last day of October. While they snuggled into their beds with thoughts of  the sugary bounty they collected  dancing in their heads, […]

Living in Vacationland

Maine is known as Vacationland and with good reason. The state is blessed with a beautiful coastline, dark green forests and woodlands, small towns with friendly people, and over 6000 lakes and ponds. People come from all over the world to enjoy the recreation, arts and entertainment, sightseeing, wildlife, and of course, Maine  lobster. In […]