After a lengthy period of constantly twitching muscles and lots of tests, my neurologist told me that I have ALS, Lou Gehrig’s illness. As you may know, this is an illness in which the muscles slowly lose their strength. Eventually I may lose the ability to walk, breath, eat, and possibly even talk. This is […]
A Maine family, the Nelsons of Bath, have been impacted by Lyme disease and multiple co-infections, and have become strong advocates for themselves and others. They spent a lot of time searching for resources with up-to-date information. Daughter Elizabeth researched, vetted, and compiled a lengthy list of websites, books, and educational opportunities that the family […]
Pamela Moulton has created a fascinating experience using her beautiful art to explore our beautiful – and not so beautiful – emotions. After working on the art and presentation for a couple of years, Pam launched her project on May 17 at the Ogunquit Museum of Modern Art. Linda and I were in Ogunquit for […]
I paid $10/hour to hunt turkeys this year. Linda and I were enjoying a birding adventure in Arizona for the first two weeks of Maine’s spring turkey season, so I missed that. And my schedule was very busy when we returned. But I did get my 10-year-old grandson, Vishal, out turkey hunting on May 17, […]
I found this column in the latest edition of the Working Waterfront newsletter, published by Island Institute in Rockland. There’s a lot of good and important information about Lyme Disease and other diseases caused by deer ticks in this article, so I want to share it with you. You can read the article here.