NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    The U.S. now stands at an historic moment. Three major issues, cutting to the core of the country, are at stake. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Here’s a great chance to get rid of your lead sinkers and jigs. Maine Audubon and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are working with select retailers to provide $10 store vouchers to anglers who turn in at least one ounce of lead tackle… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Follow the lines, the shapes, the colors in this image. When I do, I am mesmerized and calmed. The image was created by Maine artist Pejj Nunes, who wants to teach her method as a form of art therapy. It's called Shibui Found Image Art and because of COVID-19, she now has to develop a different way of teaching than she had planned. Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    When I read the obituary about the death of Dr. Claire Quintal, of Worcester, MA, I went to my book shelf to retrieve a copy of the Franco-American anthology she published in 1996, titled, “Steeples and Smokestacks: A Collection of Essays on The Franco-American Experience in New England”. … Read More
    HE SAID IT RIGHT
    “Keep your hands to yourself, leave other people’s things alone, and be kind to one another.” Those words have become pretty famous around these parts. They are the sign-off of Lieutenant Tim Cotton, manager of the internationally-famous Bangor Police Department Facebook page. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Here’s a great chance for you to help – and enjoy – one of our struggling Maine sporting camps. The Natural Resources Council of Maine has a great relationship with a group of our best sporting camps. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes =… Read More
    SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    Forget the St. John, Allagash or Moose Rivers. As far as I’m concerned, the Machias River is the best canoe trip in Maine. A free flowing river with a large watershed, it begins in the lakes region of northern Washington County and then tumbles for eighty miles to… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    When you start to build your confidence and see results around something you may have previously believed to be impossible, it’s incredible what areas of your life open up. Fitness is empowerment to the core. Believe it and be amazed by the expansion of your mind as you see the possibilities. Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    It can be quite hard to talk about the issues circulating around the death of George Floyd, as well as the protests that death sparked, without everyone tuning you out. Depending on not only what you are saying, but who you are, people can discount… Read More
    INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING
    There are no neutral choices in life. Every choice you make every day puts you on the curve towards achieving your goals and finding success, or further from it. It's the things that are easy to do, but also easy not to do, that make all the difference.  Read More
    DAVID FARMER
    Here is the moment we are in. More than 100,000 Americans are dead with a new and deadly virus that continues to spread. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    George Smith, the consummate outdoorsman, now spends most of his time inside. Because of COVID-19, yes, but also because he has ALS. I'm sure George has his moments, but he manages to meet them with grace and humor. Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Albeit relocated since 1859, John Brown’s Fort is the main attraction for people visiting Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park in West Virginia. (Brian F. Swartz Photo) If not for John Brown, not many Americans would ever hear about Harper’s Ferry in West… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    We couldn’t have been fully prepared for Covid-19. But the virus might have been less deadly, no matter how little medical science knew about it, if government had been better prepared for a major crisis. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Very interesting and informative maps of each state are available now, showing game animals and harvesting data. Annabelle Carter Short, who writes for Minute Man Review, a site dedicated to protecting our second amendment rights, alerted me to this new information, in this message: googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More