Bald Rock Mountain in Camden Hills State Park was the first mountain I climbed in the winter. That less than illustrious escapade was almost exactly forty years ago. Located in Lincolnville in the northeastern sector of the park, at the time primary access to the summit was a… Read More
    When it comes to working out, there is a fine line between working too hard and not hard enough to achieve amazing results. We'll teach you the importance of knowing when to push and when to rest. Read More
    Having a hard time getting to the gym on these snowy cold days? Feeling like you are in a bit of a rut with your workouts (or GULP - lack thereof workouts)? Give this Pump Up the Jam workout a GO. Pro Tip: pull the shades and let it rip!   Read More
    Having a hard time getting to the gym on these snowy cold days? Feeling like you are in a bit of a rut with your workouts (or GULP – lack there of workouts)? Give this Pump Up the Jam workout a GO. Pro Tip: pull the shades and… Read More
    Comedian Trevor Noah performs on stage during the 11th Annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit, presented by the New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Brent… Read More
    If you read this column often, you know how much I dislike road slobs, who toss their garbage out their vehicle windows onto my woodlot. I walk the road from my house to my woodlot every couple of weeks and fill one bag with garbage and another with… Read More
    The McConnell – Schumer blame game. Can Democrats and Republicans ever work effectively together again?… Read More
    Did you ever stop to realize how many products in your house now come in plastic?  I realized this when I saw that a lot of what I haul to the transfer station to recycle is plastic. Look in our fridge and you’d see a… Read More
    The people of Maine have spoken. Much to our governor’s displeasure, we approved Medicaid expansion. Now our president is facilitating discriminatory policies pertaining to Medicaid eligibility and LePage is excitedly refueling the myth that the uninsured are largely “able-bodied” folks who choose not to seek employment. Read More
    The federal government shut down for the first time in more than four years Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending patch and bipartisan efforts to find an alternative fell short as a midnight deadline came and went.  —News Item… Read More
    I raced through all four of Jennifer Wixson’s novels that comprise the Sovereign Series. After stopping long enough to write reviews of each of her first two novels, I intended to do that when I finished reading novel #3, The Songbird of Sovereign, but I made the mistake… Read More