HE SAID IT RIGHT
    "As a society, we need to decide on what we believe the 'burden of proof' to be in the court of public opinion. Because relying on an accusation alone is not a good place to be, and making decisions based on high school yearbooks isn’t any better." Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    MDI restaurant owner touts marijuana treatment as kinder to crustaceans. —News Item… Read More
    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS
    If you are like many people, your resume hasn’t seen a significant amount of change in years. You may have diligently updated it with new accomplishments or positions, but the basic document is still the same as it was the day you first typed it up. As the… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    The definition of grief is deep sorrow, but not all people feel it when a significant person in their life dies. They may feel relief, sadness about what never was, shame, anger, guilt, or nothing at all. In part four of Living with Grief, we talk about such feelings and what is called disenfranchised grief. Read More
    PAJAMAS, BOOKS, AND CHICKENS
    It’s my favorite time of year! I love when the leaves begin to turn, the temperatures finally cool, and the Common Ground Fair begins! Last year, I wrote about how overwhelming the Common Ground Fair can be for beginners. It’s easy to see… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I’m inspired by a Mainer in a wheelchair who shot a 300+ pound bear this fall. This fellow is in the same ALS support group as me, and I love to hear his hunting stories. He hunted out of Camel… Read More
    SWIM, BIKE & MOTIVATE
      So I think I got Lost…… So, yah, it’s like been months since this runner, mother, triathlete, pretend writer has written anything. I didn’t lose my fire, I didn’t lose my drive, I didn’t lose the constant monologues going through my head that I think would be… Read More
    CANNABIS TODAY
    Written By Liz Gold As the cannabis industry evolves and we realize the healing power of cannabidiol (CBD) on humans, information is also coming to light on its positive impact on animals. CBD is quickly becoming synonymous with wellness as it provides natural relief for many significant ailments… Read More
    PINE TREE POLITICS
    For nearly a year now, we’ve been living in a different era. That era is the “me too” era, where women across this country are standing up and making their voices heard, taking some power back after generations of silent abuse that women… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Peter Dalton, a Civil War author from Northport, operates Shenandoah Civil War Tours, specializing in two- and three-day tours covering the 1862 Valley Campaign waged by Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and his Confederate troops. In this photo, Dalton stands beside his car, parked across from the… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    Current favorite Facebook Meme: If you never heal from what hurt you, you’ll bleed on people who didn’t cut you.” The rest of that story: No one heals alone. You’re gonna need some kindred spirits to help you put together the pieces of yourself. Read More
    DAVID FARMER
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Janet Mills this week released an action plan for the Maine economy. The plan includes 19 action items, specific recommendations for improving the state’s economy and spreading prosperity into rural areas. Parts of Maine are doing well right now –… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Thank goodness West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec is not haunted like the many in Taryn Plumb’s intriguing book, Haunted Maine Lighthouses. Well, it would be kind of neat to have a conversation with my great grandfather who was the keeper at West Quoddy from 1900 to 1932. Read More