RECOVERY ROCKS
    Am I too much?” – I’ve been asked a hundred variations of this question… Am I too assertive? Am I too loud? Do I take up too much space?… googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner =… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I want to thank Islandport Press for republishing John Cole’s wonderful book, In Maine – Essays on Life’s Lessons. John was an exceptional writer, and the guy in the 70s who inspired me to become a writer. In Maine was first published in 1974 and afterwards, John wrote… Read More
    MAINE AT WAR
    Mainers associate the surname “Chamberlain” with Joshua and Thomas of Civil War fame, but 25-year-old James A. Chamberlain of Milltown (Calais) served in the 6th Maine Infantry Regiment. A note at the card’s bottom indicates this hero “went in” with the 6th during the… Read More
    LIFE DOWNEAST
    A day is just not a day unless you see Lois and Vernon Sprague walking in Starboard. To see them walk the road together is like grabbing that first cup of coffee in the morning. The man is tall, broad-shouldered, always with his walking stick; the woman is… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I did a podcast with John Hagan for the Maine Climate Change group, and included some funny stories. You can hear the podcast here. The Climate Common googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var… Read More
    THE BATTLE WITHIN
    "I am ready to not schedule my entire life around my IVIG treatment schedule," I said. Every concert announcement, travel opportunity, or family gathering sent me to my IVIG calendar before I would commit. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Amy Vachon deserves a raise. Ken Ralph, make it rain today! Yes, I know she still has two years left on her contract. And I am aware that her team is one game under .500 at 13-14. But I say she still should get some more cash thrown… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Russell Dole has written a very interesting novel titled In Search Of Honor Book II: Bowdoin, published by North Country Press. I was very impressed with the details of life that Russell included in this story, from what folks had for dinner to the difficulties of traveling in… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    On Monday, we celebrate George Washington’s official birthday. Each year on this occasion, I remind readers that Washington’s Birthday is the legal U.S. and Maine government holiday.  In remembering all presidents, some outright failures, the day meant to honor Washington has become “Presidents’ Day,” a commercial… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    The University of Maine alumni association will be presenting me with an award on April 24. Here is the information:   googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i =… Read More