Outdoors

Do You Call Going To The Lake ‘The Beach’?
I always laugh when I hear people say they went to the beach.  I'll ask which one they went to?  Popham?  Reid?  OOB?  They respond with Lake St. George or Damariscotta Lake.  To me, that's not the beach.  The beach is the ocean.  But, according to d…
Girl Falls From Six Flags Ride in New York
On a Six Flags ride, in New York, a girl fell over 25 feet off of a ride she was on with her little brother.  Stuck, caught and afraid to let go, spectators below encouraged her to fall and ensured her they would catch her.
Only 26 Weeks Until Winter…Top 5 Things To Look Forward To
Today marks the first day of summer, and also marks the longest day of the year. While this is great for lovers of hot weather, it's also easy to forget this is a GREAT day for those who prefer winter. For the first time, the days are getting shorter, and we're that much closer to the foll…
Kennebec River Day & Bee A Country Star This Saturday!!
Believe it or not, we have already kicked off the Whatever Family Festival.  Various events will take place between now and July 4th.  But, a brand new event (which is actually the old Kids Day at Capital Park but has been renamed, revamped, and relocated), Kennebec River Day is coming up …
Strawberry Picking Season. Where To Pick In Central Maine
Summer finally kicks off Wednesday, and it's ripe for strawberry picking season. Not only is Pick Your Own a great family activity, I've also found it can be an economical way to  have fruit year round. By freezing strawberries and blueberries, I haven't opened a door in the froz…
Maine Law Enforcement Ramps Bike Safety
Starting today, law enforcement will crack down on people who don’t obey laws meant to protect cyclists and pedestrians. Nearly 500 people are stuck annually in the state, and the number of fatalities has doubled since 2012. With tourist season in full swing, the timing of …
Did You Feel The Earthquake in Swanville
This morning there was a rumble. Did you feel it? Maine isn't a hotbed of seismic activity, but we do get a minor earthquake once in a while. A few years ago, I felt one while in the Gorham area, and it was...weird. Earthquakes aren't like weather we anticipate. So, you're making dinner, and out of …
SSG Travis Mills Foundation Has A Wish List – Can You Help?
I continue to be in awww of this amazing man.  Not only because of the sacrifices he has made for all of us...but because of how he has chosen to deal with the cards he's been dealt.  With the help of many, the Travis Mills Foundation Retreat will be welcoming 56 families this summer!

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