GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
      Given that I have ALS and expect to be in a wheelchair soon, Mitch Sturgeon’s book, Enjoying the Ride, was inspiring. At the age of 35, Mitch’s mother broke her neck and was paralyzed. The family, which lived in Lincoln, Maine, was told… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Us grownups often wonder why kids don’t play pick up games anymore in neighborhood yards or fields. “When I was a kid” is how we start sentences about how we played basketball every night all winter. We found ways to put together baseball or touch… Read More
    SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    In addition to an ever growing assortment of aches and pains, aging comes with at least a few benefits. For me, one has been the time to experiment with writing professionally. After retiring from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), I began exploring writing opportunities in earnest. Read More
    YOUR COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT
    What do you when there is a necessary life change you don't want? Do it anyway. Read More
    LIFE SIMPLIFIED
    Simplify your life by eliminating the irrelevant.  I think of it as the “low hanging fruit”. Decisions so simple they don’t take any effort. :-)… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
      Peter Lowell, the long-time leader of the Lakes Environmental Association, is leading an ambitious project to expand our protection of Maine waters. I attended one of their meetings and was impressed with the participants and discussion. During that meeting, which focused mostly on invasive plants,… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The trend is clear. This year is shaping up to be the fourth-hottest on record. “It’s not a wake-up call anymore,” said Cynthia Rosenzweig, who runs the climate impacts group at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.  — News Item… Read More
    ACADIA ON MY MIND
    The Acadia to Katahdin Virtual Race Medals are in! Whether you love hiking Acadia's 26 peaks or Katahdin, or are in training for the Mount Desert Island Marathon & Half or Millinocket Marathon & Half - or just love seeing a Google Street View photo of one of those real-life places pop up as you enter your walking, hiking or running miles in the virtual race course for the day - you, too, can earn this special medal. Made by the same company that makes the Boston and MDI Marathon medals, it features a raised profile of the Bubbles and Katahdin. Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The president proposes launching an expensive, bureaucratic warfighting service. Proposing another bureaucratic layer that isn’t needed. NASA and the U.S. Air Force already handle these issues. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Senator Angus King has a great eye for stunning photos, so I guess that’s why they titled his new book, A Senator’s Eye. Angus is well known for his Instagram photos, and we must thank Islandport Press in Yarmouth for publishing this wonderful book featuring great… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Get muddy at a cross country-style race in Houlton. 2) Get colorful at a rainbow-style race in Presque Isle. 3) Get around the mountain on a run in Mars Hill. Plus lots more! Events:  … Read More