TASTE BUDS
    Quite a few of us have friends among our summer communities here in Maine, and as summer whizzes by chances to spend time with them are getting scanter and scanter. So quickly, before they have to return to their year-round homes, invite one over,… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Angela Ferrari’s Story Spectacular – a children’s story podcast – is, well, spectacular. Angela is a talented story teller and artist. You can access her podcasts at www.storyspectacular.com. Angela has also published 5 wonderful books for kids. I just got her two new books, and dived… Read More
    ZERO WASTE MAINE
    I’m committed to purchasing as zero waste and plastic free as possible knowing full well I will fail.  Failure is part of the journey and you have to accept the times when you mess up and try and figure out ways to do better. I was… Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Tom Brady needs just 3,841 more passing yards to become the fourth quarterback to throw for more then 70,000 career yards. But I am here to guarantee you that he won’t join that club this year. No way. No how. Not with the current putrid crop of… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Run under the lights in Caribou. 2) Run a wild weekend relay in Mt. Chase. 3) Run, walk, or bike for cancer in Fort Kent. Plus lots more!   Events:   Friday, August 17… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
      Women were nowhere to be found – except in jokes – in the September 1956 edition of The Maine Outdoorsman and Conservationist. One article’s headline was “Warden Force Seeking Young Men Interested In Outdoor Careers.” “Requirements… Read More
    THE UNREALIZED REPUBLIC
    A year ago I took a hiatus from writing this blog to concentrate on returning to the classroom as a math and science teacher. I hadn’t taught science in a number of years, and being in a new district I knew it would be a demanding year. My… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
      Crazy Moon by Lucia Greene is a book for kids ages 7 and up, but I must say, I really enjoyed it myself. Yup, it’s great to be a kid again. The book features a young girl at her first-ever summer camp, Crazy… Read More
    THE DRIVE
    Here’s a fun exercise, if you have Twitter, go into the list of people who you follow, scroll all the way down and see who the first person you followed was. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    PEOPLE WHO QUESTION THE GREATNESS OF TOM BRADY BUG ME. I MEAN REALLY DRIVE ME A LITTLE NUTS. SOME SAY HE’S A SYSTEM QUARTERBACK. WHATEVER THAT MEANS? HE FACES WEAK COMPETITION. THERE HAVE BEEN RULE CHANGES TO BENEFIT RECEIVERS. BLAH. JUST HUSH ALL OF… Read More