Category Archives: adventure

Worried about tick-borne illnesses? Get ticks tested for free!

Many of you know that I am not a big fan of ticks. They have literally prevented me from enjoying outings in the woods. I rarely venture out of my chicken patrolled yard. I hate ticks. I think we should use DDT for a number of years to reduce ticks, and many other insects that […]

Deadly predators have been in Maine woods all month!

Spring is here in Maine, and people are flocking to the woods. Folks are hiking, biking, riding ATV’s …EVEN HUNTING! Wait…HUNTING??? I thought that was only in November? Sorry folks! The first Saturday in May started Maine’s Spring Turkey Hunt, and despite all the scare tactics used by non hunters, you have been sharing the […]

Helping turtles on “World Turtle Day”

It’s May 23, and it is World Turtle Day! And in my neighborhood anyway, the turtles are crossing the road! My wife and I helped our first one of the season on Saturday afternoon. It was an Eastern painted turtle, and like many more of its kind, it was a female who had either just […]

Have you heard of “Hike and Bike to Chance”?

A couple of ladies have taken up a cause, and it is one you should check out! My good friend Alicia is one of the co-founders of this cause, and I would appreciate it if you take a look at what she has to say, and then do what you can to help! TAKE IT […]

You never know when a family outing will become a lasting memory

  Last summer, I believe it was late June, we surprised out son with a scenic flight of the Bath/Brunswick area. His 10th birthday was coming up, and he had spoken before about wanting to fly in a plane, and maybe get his pilot’s someday. My wife Jen, who often finds out great deals for […]

The chicken that didn’t cross the road

So…We were bookin it down the road late yesterday afternoon, when I slammed on the binders, and hung a u-ey. Jen said, “What are you doing?” As I pulled into the road alongside the cemetery. “I saw a chicken. ” I said matter of factly. Well we looked all around, and there was no chicken […]

Stetson man missing…Last seen being carried away in a cloud of blackflies.

A 46-year-old Stetson man is missing this morning, after going outside to do some yard work. His wife says he had been outside for just a few minutes, when she heard him muttering, and cursing, followed by a cry of surprise. She stepped out onto the porch, and saw him swatting at a large cloud […]

Rented apartments and guns…Whose rights do you trample?

Ever since August of 2015 when wheelchair bound Harvey Lembo shot an intruder in his Rockland, Maine¬†apartment there has been a lot of talk concerning renters who want guns, and landlords who want gun free properties. It turns out that Mr. Lembo’s rental agreement included a rule that weapons were not allowed in his apartment, […]

An unlucky fisherman seeks to change his luck!

A fellow blogger had posted on his facebook page that he had been feeling a little nostalgic for brook and stream fishing. And I have to admit, his idea sounded pretty good! I hadn’t gotten much ice fishing in this past season because of crappy conditions at my favorite fishing hole. I used to fish […]

Keeping our children safe?

So apparently a part-time life guard employed by the Brunswick, Maine YMCA was recently arrested on child pornography charges. I don’t know the details, and that particular incident isn’t really my concern. What bothers me, is that the YMCA is supposed to be a safe place for our children to hang out on weekends, and […]