I did it! I finally got to go ice fishing!! Alan, one of the wonderful custodians in the Education Center is quite the outdoorsman and he and his wife took me ice fishing.
Mainiacs is a revered term, only given to those who are 5th generation (or more) born in Maine. If you were born in Maine but you are 1st - 4th generation, you're a Mainer. Everyone else is just "a person from away". I came to Maine for "just one semester," but now I'm "tenure track" which means I'm here to stay for a while. As I was in those first few months, I am very excited about this adventure and the chance to meet the great people of Maine.
I'm out of here! I won't be back in Maine until next year. Meanwhile, I'll be celebrating Christmas as many times as I possibly can.
You know I love collecting photos of all the different ways you can remove snow. Just when you think you've seen them all . . .
The Walking Tour is coming! The Walking Tour is coming!
This is actually a Minnesota and Swedish event, not a Maine event.
My dad has officially posted a comment on my blog! This is noteworthy. I'm so excited to know my dad reads my blog.
What's in the window of your local Hallmark store? When you care enough to send the very best, do you send John Deere ornaments?
In Texas we say, "If you don't like the weather, wait a minute." In Maine, they say the same thing!
I've been so busy "doing" I haven't had time to blog about it. This is a good thing.