Outdoors
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    Window to the Woods

    Winter Walk

    Winter weather has taken a strong hold over the Northern Maine. Three strong storms have left deep powder in the woods. Snow has a tendency of bringing new beauty to our surroundings. What once seemed like a lifeless pre-winter landscape now carries new vibrancy. Read on

    Posted: January 30, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Snowshoe Adventure on Douglas Mtn

    The other morning we awoke to a glistening fresh snowfall. As lovers of winter, it has been disappointing to some degree. The older I get I seem to be in the minority here. I like the crisp cold air, the smell of a wood stove and watching the snow build up in the yard. We take every advantage to enjoy the activities this time of year allows us. Read on

    Posted: January 23, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Cabin in the Woods

    We rent a cabin with friends deep in the Maine woods every winter. It's a yearly tradition that started a few short years ago. Every January we pack our bags and head from our separate areas of New England to converse on the back country of my great state. Read on

    Posted: January 21, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    First Ice Fishing Trip

    Sorting through my gear closet, I find last year's ice fishing traps, the hand auger, and bait bucket. The gear is carefully loaded into my pack basket and placed by the door. Tomorrow morning will bring a great day of fishing. The first day on the ice always bring enjoyment - fish or no fish. It's simply a pleasure to be outdoors. Read on

    Posted: January 16, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Aroostook County Moose

    Growing up in Aroostook County, hunting was a family occasion. Like the hunting land we strike across today, the skills of game scouting have been passed down from my Grandfather. A few short months ago, we kept the tradition alive. Heading out with my cousin, Shawn, in search of hopeful signs that Whitetail Deer are present this season. Read on

    Posted: January 14, 2013
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    Outdoors

    Outdoor ice skating rinks in Maine

    Swimming isn't as enticing this time of year, when ice cover makes the breaststroke more painful than necessary. So lace up some skates instead, and glide across those ponds without the need of a swimsuit. Read on

    Posted: December 26, 2012
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    Out Going

    Scooter? I hardly know her! Scooter touring in Kennebunkport

    The best way to get over scooterphobia is to simply take a seat, turn the key and give that puppy some gas. And at Harbor Village Scooters, the therapy is easy. Read on

    Posted: July 16, 2009