Before it gets too cold completely, you might want to try tackling your garage clutter. Winter can wreak havok on any garage system of organization, no matter how well it holds up the rest of the year. Let’s face it. It’s gets cold & dark out there. Who wants to… Read More
    By Mike DeVito Be Emotionally Ready New England never has many issues when it comes to taking things one game at a time, but any other team would have to be worried about a “trap game” tonight in Miami. Both teams are coming off of their… Read More
    It was championship weekend in Indianapolis, broken parts, and broken hearts. Read More
    Want an offbeat gift that will make your life and your family’s easier next spring, summer and fall? Then you might want to think about this. If your neighbors use a lawn or garden service, you may want to know what is being sprayed or… Read More
    Vladimir Putin declared his intention to seek re-election as Russian president in 2018. Read More
                    Brian Deese knows climate change, conservation, and energy policies. I found his recent speech in Portland to be fascinating. The event was sponsored by Maine Conservation Voters, and is the place I received the Harrison Richardson Environmental Leadership Award. It was a big crowd,… Read More
    In addition to writing a variety of regular columns for Maine newspapers, websites, and newsletters, I’ve written four books. They would make great Christmas gifts. A Life Lived Outdoors A Life Lived Outdoors, was published by Islandport Press in 2014. Most of the… Read More
    A wake spewing from her propeller, the steamer Katahdin sails from a port during winter. The sidewheeler was bound for Maine when a passenger went overboard on May 19, 1865. (Bangor Public Library)   Six weeks after Lee surrendered at Appomattox,… Read More
    Bourbon balls! Easy-to-make, truffle-like, tongue-tantalizing orbs of holiday joy. I make these every year for family and far-flung friends - it's a great solution to the "what-do-I-give-so-and-so" problem some of us face each year. Read More
    The president supports the governor for a 2018 Senate run. The governor declares it’s fake news! Steve Bannon supports Ann LePage for a Senate run. More fake news?… Read More
    Every business owner must ensure that their business is compliant either with the federal regulations or state regulations. Although it is not an exciting topic such as innovation, compliance helps protect businesses in many ways including license retention. Non-compliance which can come from cutting corners, ignorance or negligence… Read More