Category Archives: Life

Battling wild critters in our home

When battles with wild critters move into the home, things can get ugly. And I’m not just talking about mice, although we’ve done battle with plenty of them. One winter I caught 38, an even dozen of them trapped in a kitchen drawer. And this doesn’t count the mice our cat killed. Often we would […]

Amazing encounters with wildlife

Throughout my life I have had amazing encounters with wildlife, and today I’m going to start sharing some of those stories with you. Today I’ll start with encounters with an ermine and a skunk. I was deer hunting on my woodlot and sitting on the ground with my back up against a Hemlock tree, when […]

A Great New Maine Blog

Cathy Jewitt has started a blog of wonderful Maine postcards by her grandfather Gus Phillips. Here’s her message with a link to the first post, which I really enjoyed. Greetings! I’m hoping the new project that two friends and I have launched brings you a welcome and fun diversion during these stressful times.   What happens […]

Moosehead Memories

I have lots of great memories of Greenville and Moosehead Lake, where I started fishing when I was a kid. My dad had a friend who owned a camp just north of Greenville and we visited there several times and fished. My favorite times as a kid were at a camp owned by relatives at […]