Category Archives: Life

Important info and discounts for Maine sporting camps

Here’s a great chance for you to help – and enjoy – one of our struggling Maine sporting camps. The Natural Resources Council of Maine has a great relationship with a group of our best sporting camps. Check out NRCM’s info about those camps, and take advantage of the discounts being offered here: https://www.nrcm.org/donate/membership/maine-sporting-camp-discounts/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=a4d23053-cd8f-4e1c-909d-1a15cd5c0fe5&eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=536d4469-36ed-48af-bb4e-b15a13ccd781&eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=d3b85c77-cf67-4f7c-8c3b-a0bcc08802ae   […]

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 […]