GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Even if you live on the Maine coast, you’ve probably never experienced fog like this. Barbara Winslow’s children’s book, Just A Little Fog, published by North Country Press, should have been titled, Holy Cow It’s Foggy. Barbara’s fog blankets the country, causing chaos, while a TV… Read More
    CANNABIS TODAY
    Cannabis Relieves Chronic Pain. Can it Relieve the Opioid Epidemic? If you’re living with chronic pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Western medicine has yet to provide effective treatment options, leading millions to find relief through opioid painkillers. And opioids are killing 115 Americans every… Read More
    INNSIGHTS
    You finally did it. You listed your Airbnb property or room online and you are excited. You begin going about the details, adding sheets and towels and little amenities such as soaps and flowers in the room. Then you have the idea of adding a complimentary bottle of wine to the room. You think perhaps that will win the guests over and they will write a glowing review. Let me stop you there. Read More
    RESEARCH SHOWS
    Flynn Ross, University of Southern Maine. Originally posted in the Bangor Daily News June 19, 2018 and updated on June 20, 2018.  May 16, 2018, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. EPA emails show Administrator Pruitt’s top aides… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    We can cancel the 154-year-old APB on Hannibal Augustus Johnson, on the lam from Confederate authorities since escaping from Camp Sorghum in Columbia, S.C. in 1864. Johnson has turned up in Cincinnati, of all places. A Hallowell resident, the 20-year-old Johnson mustered on June… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    From a Little Round Top viewpoint that exists to this day, combat artist Alfred Waud sketched Hazlett’s Battery firing on Confederate troops at Gettysburg. Houck’s Ridge rises in the distance at center and left. The 5th Maine Infantry Regiment arrived just to the north of… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    Whenever there is a key job opening in an organization, the company is usually looking to fill the position as fast as possible with the best person they can find. As such, when preparing to go for an interview, it is imperative that you are polished beyond your… Read More
    OFF THE RIM
    Summer is now the time to seek out some solutions for the basketball withdrawal that true basketball fans who are 12 monthers may have to some degree. Now that the NBA season has just finished the only basketball available for actual live games to watch on… Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    A slightly modified repost of remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice's survival on a rock in the ocean, plus a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Last week, Bob McIntosh, president of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation, announced release of the first heritage resource assessment of the famed Allagash Wilderness Waterway. There’s a lot of good news in the announcement, although they did report that more money will be needed to… Read More