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A River Runs Through It
Photo by Sharon Buck

Have You Seen ‘A River Runs Through It’? Sharon JUST Watched It

It came out the year I graduated: 1992. You would have thought I had seen it by now.

When I asked Chad if he had seen it, his eyes got really big and said "It's only in my top 5 of all time! You've NEVER seen it?"

Nope. At least not until last night.

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Luna Moth
Photo by Sharon Buck

Have You Seen A Luna Moth This Year Yet?

Chad's band, Cold Blue Steel had just finished playing at the Waterford Fairgrounds Saturday night and we were all talking about things when a moth started flying around us. I had mentioned the only Luna Moth I had seen this year was one someone had run over in a gas station parking lot.

I thought that would, unfortunately, be the only one I see this year.

But I was wrong!

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Do A Sun Dance For Saturday! Lynne and Sharon Did!

We want sunshine at Capitol Park on Saturday for the Whatever Family Festival!

Sharon and Lynne Burney from the Kennebec Chamber of Commerce did one!

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Stay Safe on the Water This Summer [SPONSORED POST]

Summer time is boating time!

Before heading out on the waters of Maine this summer, it would pay to review some basic safety tips because, no matter what level of experience you have on the water, it is always a very good idea to review boating safety rules with everyone on the boat to make sure you all have a fun and safe time!

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Sharon and Willie
Photo by Sharon Buck

Why Do People Watch ‘Duck Dynasty’?

I love to watch shows like 'Deadliest Catch', 'Swamp People' and 'Ice Road Truckers'. You got to see what really happens behind the scenes of everyday people. They have dangerous jobs and you really started to care for these people and their health. Look at the outpouring of love for Captain Phil from the Cornelia Marie. That story touched me so much I cried when he passed away.

But 'Duck Dynasty'??

What is the fascination?

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Getty Images, photo by Cameron Spencer
Getty Images, photo by Cameron Spencer

Moon Closest to Earth This Weekend, Called Super Moon

It’s called a Super Moon, and it happens on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday June 23. The moon will appear bigger and brighter than any other time during the year. The reason is the moon will closer to Earth than normal. The astronomers' name for it is perigee full moon but the term super moon first came about March 19, 2011, and since it’s has been used a lot.

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Youtube

650 Foot Roller Coaster Planned for Las Vegas

U.S. Thrill Rides, a company that builds roller coasters, plans to build a 650-foot tall coaster called ‘Polercoaster’ at the Tropicana Hotel on the Las Vegas strip. The coaster is so high (how high is it?) the company has to get permission from the Federal Aviation Administration before construction can begin.

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Fishing 2
Photo by Chad Hood

Where Do You Take Your Kids Fishing?

What's the least expensive way to have fun with children? And the most fun?

FISHING!

What better way to get the kids out of the house, off their video games and out of the junk food? Spending time with your kids is easy!

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Getty Images, photo by Mike Tauber
Getty Images, photo by Mike Tauber

The Statue of Liberty Arrives In New York June 17, 1885

On June 17th, 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York as a friendship gift from the people of France. The Statue was not assembled as it is today; it came in 350 separate pieces packed in more than 200 cases. The statue was built by French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi and commemorated the American Revolution and the friendship between the United States and France.

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Getty Images, photo by win-Initiative
Getty Images, photo by win-Initiative

Boston Pops 4th of July Concert Will Not Air Nationally This Year

This year’s Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will feature blues singer Susan Tededchi and Ayla Brown, but it will not be nationally televised for the first time in 20 years. CBS said ratings for the July 4th show had been declining in recent years, so they have pulled the plug.

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