(Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS) 1. Set that table, crack open that can of cranberry sauce and loosen up those pants: the holidays have arrived. After you’ve completed your yearly Thanksgiving gorge-fest, the weekend looms ahead, with ample chances to run into people you haven’t… Read More
    I’ve had some memorable hunts on Thanksgiving mornings, before gathering with family for the annual feast. Here are two of my most memorable Thanksgiving encounters with big bucks. Both of these stories are in my new book, A Lifetime of Hunting and Fishing, published by North Country… Read More
    I spent some time recently with an amazing woman who shared what she knows to be a false belief, “I have to do it all myself.” My response surprised her. I asked her to define, “it.” She was surprised to realize that “it” is absolutely everything… Read More
    Re-enactors portraying the 2nd U.S. Cavalry Regiment ride four abreast at Gettysburg National Military Park in September 2014. The 1,200 members of the 1st Maine Cavalry Regiment learned to ride in similar fashion by the time that spring campaigning began in Virginia in 1862. (Brian… Read More
    Fifty-four years ago today John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas. In his inaugural address fewer than three years earlier, he had inspired many of my generation with the words, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”… Read More
    This past Saturday we hosted our 3rd annual Burpees for Turkeys event, at Wilcox Wellness & Fitness, in order to raise money to help end food insecurity in Maine. Maine is ranked as 7th in the nation in… Read More
    Mike McCarthy: “Is it too late for me to recant that statement I made about my QB room being exactly where I want it with Brett Hundley and Joe Callahan? Does anyone still have Favre’s number? He looked pretty beefy in that Copper Fit commercial.” Read More
    Mike McCarthy: “Is it too late for me to recant that statement I made about my QB room being exactly where I want it with Brett Hundley and Joe Callahan? Does anyone still have Favre’s number? He looked pretty beefy in that Copper Fit commercial.” Read More
    It has been over a year, now, since I started studying the relationship between child development and Functional Movement. For years I have been a proponent of FM as defined and developed by Gray Cook. I have read and re-read the books, and searched for a physical therapist… Read More
    Separate from criminal and civil law, corporate law runs on a different set of principles and laws. While the law recognizes a corporation as a single entity, just as a person is a single entity, corporations are also subjected to strict regulations. Because they enjoy tax… Read More
    Did you know that in the United States  alone, approximately 1.8 billion dollars are spent daily in restaurants? However, 60 percent of these restaurants close shop or change ownership in just 3 years. Why? While restaurant business is a booming one, most owners fail to capitalize… Read More
    Back on November 27, 2013, would-be member of the University of Maine System Board of Trustees Susan Dench provided us with this striking revisionist view of the Pilgrims. It appeared in her blog in the Bangor Daily News. According to Dench, later nominated by Governor LePage for a… Read More