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Maine is a simpler four season life style with hardworking, fewer but friendlier people, the 4th lowest crime state and 4 season beauty. MeInMaine blog trys to capture the flavor of "Vacationland".
2023-09-11 14:01
Dining, walking the Old Port. This section of Maine has a major pull for instate and out of state residents alike. Over the weekend, headed out Friday night from “The County” to… Read More
2023-09-02 16:31
Maine, why relocate, move to Maine? The state of Maine is cited in lots of surveys as the top place to consider in relocation, to make the move to Maine. This blog post outlines the reasons… Read More
2023-07-17 13:52
Pot luck suppers, covered dish meal dining! In rural Maine, it’s go easy on the host. Everyone brings a covered dish that is known community wide as their piece de resistance that gets… Read More
2023-07-05 13:44
Flowers on Maine Farms on autopilot. I grew up on a Maine farm and the flowers around the 7 buildings pop up like clockwork. My Dad orchestrated the field planting. My Mom wrangled the flowe… Read More
2023-05-01 19:14
Canoe river races in Maine. It’s spring, the Maine rivers are swollen, bloated with fast moving water caused by melting winter snow. Might as well dig out the blue, green, natural wood… Read More
2023-04-26 17:23
Goose Rock Beach Maine. Think one Maine beach is pretty much like another up here in Vacationland? Like people, soils, Maine beaches are different. No the same. It’s not just the color… Read More
2023-03-22 15:00
Maine Maple Sunday, a yearly event in Vacationland. Heading to the maple grove woodlots to tap trees, run lines for the golden syrup. Or the Maine home owner digs out the spouts, the snowsho… Read More
2023-03-13 15:34
Houses in small Maine towns. You know the folks who called this, that place “home”. It’s not just a house painted a different color. Or one you walk by and remember when it… Read More
2023-03-04 16:25
Helpful, handy, humorous, welcome to Maine ! When you spend time in Maine on vacation, you pick up on how the local population natives interact. You sense how connected a small Maine communi… Read More
2023-02-02 15:47
Soap box derby racing in Houlton ME. June 24th, 2023 is the race date for the 27th running of the soap box derby race in Houlton ME. Today, if you want to derby race in Maine, “Derby H… Read More
2022-12-29 22:48
Mt Katahdin, Baxter State Park. Maine’s highest mountain and the source of hiking, camping joy for many. Photographers, wildlife enthusiasts and anyone wanting to be smack dab in the m… Read More
2022-11-24 18:03
Maine, what’s it like living in Maine? The state up in the right hand corner of the country, Maine. What to expect traveling to experience Maine up close and personal. For starters, th… Read More
2022-11-09 19:29
Small town living in Maine. The attraction of Maine small town living is stronger than ever. The longing for space, a sense of connection and being needed is part of it. The joy of volunteer… Read More
2022-10-25 14:24
Weather in Maine. What’s in the weather forecast today and down the road is pretty important. Especially if you work and play outside in Maine. Unless you are stuck inside, parked on a… Read More
2022-10-14 18:52
Maine real estate market going strong. It never fails to be in the local grocery or hardware store, the hair salon, barber shop or out and about in a small community in Maine. Here’s t… Read More
2022-09-08 23:06
St Andrews By The Sea, New Brunswick Canada. When you live in Maine, quick frequent trips into Canada happen. Why do Mainers cross the border into Canada? Lots of reasons. The dollar is wort… Read More
2022-06-18 14:39
Finding your way home to Maine. Where you live now and why? Where have you lived, where you think you would like to hang your hat next? Just where is home, is it Maine? Eric Clapton, Steve W… Read More
2022-05-28 17:18
Portland ME Seadogs baseball game trip, just a quick instate couple of days on the Maine coast. When you live in Maine, you have “Vacationland” in your backyard. The long drive u… Read More
2022-03-21 14:46
Spring cleaning in Maine. Some folks enjoy it, many run a tight enough ship so the spring cleaning operation is easier than others have it. Spring cleaning in Maine. Your house, your car, ev… Read More
2022-01-20 18:18
Up to camp in Maine. Sometimes said short hand “upta camp in Maine”. When you live in Maine, trips to camp happen regularly. And some that like to hunt, fish, snowmobile use thei… Read More
2021-12-19 21:29
Why people move to Maine? How long do you have to talk about the long list of reasons for a Maine relocation? The fresh air, clean water, wide open space, low cost real estate and more elbow… Read More
2021-12-13 12:09
Maine snowmobile clubs. It takes many hardworking volunteers doing everything behind the scenes. Keeping the ITS trails groomed, twitching new ones is only part of it. Putting up signage, bu… Read More
2021-12-05 18:45
Soap box derby racing in Maine. Did you get a set of axles and and pretty much on your own created a soap box derby car to compete in a local race? Soap box derby race in Maine. Since 1995… Read More
2021-11-20 13:57
How to start a farm in Maine. Thought about taking life to a whole new level and dreaming of farming in Maine? The four letters “FARM” is a pretty big word. This blog post jumps… Read More
2021-11-03 21:11
Migration back to small rural Maine towns. It’s happening and it’s not a fluke. This blog post is a look at why the former trend of outward migration and population loss is rever… Read More
2021-10-15 14:11
Potato picking in Maine. For many of us in Northern Maine, picking potatoes for an area farmer was our first real job. For anyone raised on a Maine potato farm like I was, the fall harvest t… Read More
2021-09-07 11:02
Amish lifestyle in Maine. Large families of over ten children, farm living off the land. They say the average age of an American farmer is 59 years. But with the increase in Maine micro farm… Read More
2021-08-24 16:36
Ice cream in Maine. The Maine weather forecast of blue skies and soaring temperatures makes folks vocal. Year round the weather consumes a big part of local conversations. Most Mainers are o… Read More
2021-07-09 13:22
Sign painters in small town Maine. Allison Britton was one who painted some of his signs in his shop next to Chadwick’s Florist on Spring Street in my small Maine town. Many of the han… Read More
2021-06-29 15:22
Agricultural state fairs in Maine, they are underway around Vacationland. Many were scaled way back or not held at all during the pandemic. But the COVID virus is in the rear view mirror and… Read More
2021-06-17 10:21
Maine school graduations, now what? The square hats thrown in the air, the gowns used once and tucked away in closets. Ready or now, here he and she goes out into the wild blue yonder. What… Read More
2021-05-31 17:10
Orono Bog Boardwalk, Maine hiking trails. Looking for something healthy to do and in the Bangor / Brewer / Orono area of Maine? This blog post highlights the over six hundred acres, more tha… Read More
2021-05-04 22:42
Real estate market in Maine. Since COVID came into our day to day living, what’s happening post pandemic in the Maine real estate market? Like most news reports about a hot topic, what… Read More
2021-04-17 20:09
Small town office managers in Maine. These one man or woman municipal rural Maine offices look after their small communities. You could get a call from Marge who reminds you the vehicle regi… Read More
2021-03-08 13:26
Snowshoeing Maine trails, one more winter outdoor option. Strapping on a pair of snowshoes, zipping up the jacket, pulling on a pair of warm gloves or mittens. Hitting the snowshoe trails fo… Read More
2021-02-23 17:46
Small Maine downhill ski areas. Quoggy Jo Ski Center Presque Isle Maine is one in Aroostook County. Family friendly, low cost Maine ski areas turn winter snow into outdoor fun. Skiing in Mai… Read More
2021-02-01 16:54
Maine colleges, university campus tours. Have you tooled around any Maine higher education options lately? With COVID19, the Maine college and university tours still happen just in abbreviat… Read More
2021-01-21 16:57
Mini vacations in Maine. During COVID, the ability to venture up into Maine has been tougher on some states than others. I always remind anyone planning to cross the big green southern bridg… Read More
2020-12-10 19:45
Handcrafted home made in Maine. Little things, like scotcharoos and whoopie pies pasted down family recipes. Anything homemade not store bought off the shelves is pretty popular on the local… Read More
2020-11-27 18:43
Farming in Maine, it was the first noble profession. Because feeding yourself and your family is life and death important. No farmer, no food, no more life is the most basic need of the jung… Read More
2020-11-04 20:29
Skiing Maine mountains, what’s ahead for Vacationland’s slopes? Using skis to glide on Maine winter snow. Social distancing is not so hard at a small Maine ski area with or witho… Read More
2020-10-30 19:00
Living in Maine. These are the best of times if you accept, adjust, adapt, and creatively do the best you can with a positive spirit. When you grow up in rural Maine, being resourceful and c… Read More
2020-10-04 16:36
Fall foliage colors in Maine. The explosion of brilliant orange, red, yellow, brown and a zillion colors of green when the fall season rolls across Maine. Some years the peak of mixed fall c… Read More
2020-09-02 19:45
Midcoast Maine lighthouses. This blog post about adding to the midcoast Maine lighthouse collection, soaking in some coastal harbor life. Have done blog posts before on Maine lighthouses. Ov… Read More
2020-07-27 23:06
Solar power in Maine, does DIY partnering up with the sun work in Vacationland? Maine is ideal for off grid solar power. But there are lots of “if”s” attached to whether yo… Read More
2020-07-05 21:08
4th of July In Maine. Maine, what the COVID19 virus pandemic has shown the outside World, the locals. Internet technology demonstrates you can enjoy living in four seasons Maine. Get uncrowd… Read More
2020-06-22 12:59
Baked bean suppers in Maine. Friday night in Maine growing up meat putting the yellow eye or Jacob’s cattle or soldier bean in the pot to soak. My Mom’s Saturday morning ritual w… Read More
2020-06-12 21:41
Minimalist living in Maine. This blog post about how Maine is ideally suited to a minimalist in search of a setting to practice this approach to living well. Where you decide to set up shop… Read More
2020-06-03 12:04
The work life balance when you live in Maine. For me, each new day is an amazing opportunity to try something new. Work. Life. Balance. To meet and learn from folks both local and far far fr… Read More
2020-05-26 17:57
Picnics in Maine. Most people I know enjoy food cooked outside over an open fire or sizzling on the gas grill. Munching on whatever gets served up and slide onto the plate is way way tastier… Read More
2020-05-17 15:51
Land in Maine has always been a low cost investment made for lots of reasons. People need vacations and the sheer size and less population make the state of Maine shine for lots of land for… Read More
2020-05-07 14:45
Marbles in Maine, the glass ones started showing up in the 1890’s. But marbles made of well, marble and alabaster around two hundred years before that. Winning, losing, coming out even… Read More
2020-05-01 14:48
Ice out on a Maine lake is a slow process. The thick sheet covering the many lakes in Maine measures many inches deep. So thick it allows the weight of vehicles to drive on it. Creates the i… Read More

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