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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon And Anderson On A Field Trip To Lincolnville Beach

He crept into our room yesterday morning at 5am and whispered "Mama, just wanted to tell you we have our field trip today."

Can you tell he was excited?

And who could blame him. So was I!

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American Lung Association Trek Across Maine

It looks like Mother Nature will be cooperating with the American Lung Association's Trek Across Maine. Hundreds of bicycle riders will start the 180 mile, 3-day, trek across Maine on Friday morning.

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Three Lions, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Three Lions, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Maine Moose Hunt Lottery Coming Up!

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife estimates that Maine has 76,000 moose. The annual Maine moose permit lottery on Saturday will produce a record 4,110 permits.

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Getty Images, photo by David E. Sherman
Getty Images, photo by David E. Sherman

Mosquitoes the Size of Quarters are Headed to Florida This Year

If you’re heading to Florida for vacation this summer take a lot of mosquito repellant because the little pests that bite are getting bigger. Mosquitoes the size of a quarter are headed to Florida in large numbers and these things can bite right through your clothing.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

The Fun Park In Benton Is Awesome!!!

Yesterday, I picked up Anderson from school and I told him we needed to stop by Yankee Trophy and pick up the Teacher of the Year trophy. They share the facility with The Fun Park. Well, of course, when we pull in, all I hear is "Can we play golf, Mama? PLEASE??? This is something we can do together...just me and you."

How can I say NO to that?

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Chad on the Trampoline
Photo by Sharon Buck

Trampolines: Just For Kids? Not In Our House!

We bought a trampoline from a woman who was moving and couldn't take it with her. We inspected it to make sure it was in good condition. Then we had to figure out how to get it home!

How did we do it?

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Getty Images, photo by ChinaFotoPress
Getty Images, photo by ChinaFotoPress

African Bees Attack, Kill one Man and Injure a Woman

One dead and one injured as 40,000 Africanized bees attacked a Central Texas man. Larry Goodwin was driving his tractor south of Waco, Texas, and must have hit a pile of wood that housed the bees' hive, when the bees attacked, Goodwin jumped off his tractor and ran to a house about 50 yards away and grabbed a water hose trying to fight off the attacking bees.

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One Of The Eagles DIED!

We here at B98.5 have been tuning into the Biodiversity Research Institute Eagle Cam they have in Brookfield, Maine. Every week we look for an update on the two chicks and they have been getting bigger. It's so soothing. It's been amazing to see these little birds grow. We named them Tut Tut and Fifi.

But there is now some sad news.

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Sharon in Sydney
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon’s Bucket List

Some people have them, some don't. I started mine a few years ago and I don't think I've crossed anything off the list!

There are simple things like finish crocheting my blanket I have been working on for 15 years or running up the Rocky steps in Philadelphia.

But somethings are farther away than that.

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Getty Images, photo by Gianni Ferrari
Getty Images, photo by Gianni Ferrari

1946, The Year the Bikini was Introduced

The dates seem to vary between June 5th and July 5th, but whatever the date, the Bikini was introduced in 1946 by French designer Louis Reard. For the time, a two piece bathing suit that small was unheard of because at that time a two piece for women was a halter top and shorts

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