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  1. Father’s Day 2021

    Need a gift idea for Father’s Day 2021 and the dad in your life? Covid might have reorganized our lives, but it’s also given us a little clarity. Being able to spend time together is a great … Continue

  2. Memorial Day in Maine 2021

    2021 is going to be a special year for Memorial Day. Some communities are having parades, like Berwick, Old Orchard Beach and Wells. Portland is holding a One Man March for Memorial Day, with a single person … Continue

  3. Tick Time: Tick Season Starts Now

    I was reminded yesterday that we’re entering tick season! A walk around the yard, to the mailbox and then up to the vet for the granddogs’s meds resulted in three ticks traversing my leg! I normally spray … Continue

  4. St. Patrick’s Q and A

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Honestly, when I was a kid, St. Patrick’s Day was an opportunity to color a shamrock. And possibly eat corned beef. And my name is McLean! We didn’t dye the Androscoggin River (or … Continue

  5. Sharpen Your Memory: Four Tips

    Do you need to sharpen your memory? Without my daily routines to guide me, I find myself forgetting stuff. It helps if I make a list and maintain my calendar, but I wanted to do more. Here’s … Continue

  6. Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself? Thoughts on My Covid Fear Challenges

    Today (March 12, 2020) marks the two month anniversary of Maine’s first official Covid-19 diagnosis. We live with Covid Fear. The world has changed. That’s hard. But I’m going to share a few things I’m not afraid … Continue

  7. NUTRITION AND AGING: DRINK WATER, EAT FRUITS AND VEGGIES, AND KEEP ON MOVING!

    Nutrition and Aging was the topic of a recent gathering at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community in Brunswick, Maine as part of the Ounce of Prevention series. This article is shared from the blog of Deb Nelson from … Continue