November 25, 2009 RSS feed / Irregular Regulars

NORTH BY NORTHEAST

Health care reform and giving thanks …two concepts that can, and should, be uttered in the same sentence

Well, perhaps in the same paragraph at least. In my last column, primarily focused on Veteran’s Day, I mentioned in the post-script that we were heading out to Colorado to meet our five-week old first grandchild, Cooper Allen Wicken. More...

ANOTHER IRREGULAR READER IS BORN!

Paityn Emma Dusoe Born: October 16, 2009 Gender: Female Weight: 7.14 lbs. More...

Observations from the F.A.R.M. (Fresh Air & Room to Move)

On the heels of strippers

I’ve learned over the course of many years that laughter can be a life-saver. Sometimes, existing in a state of harmony with the world and those around us is nigh impossible. Things go wrong. People don’t live up to our expectations. More...

Recipes from the Ridge

And, On the Side… Tomorrow is the biggest eating festival we know, and I can’t give you much enlightenment for your menu except the side dishes, which can be tweaked More...

As the Ski Turns

Emily Gordon, daughter of Wade and Ann Gordon of Kingfield, was recently featured in the Funeral Home and Cemetery News as one of the recipients of the 100 Black Women Funeral Service 2009 Scholastic All- Stars Program Scholarship. More...

REAR VI EW

The Irregular archive next coughs up the July 21, 1978, Vol. 11, No. 18 issue of the Sugarloaf and Rangeley Lakes Irregular.   More...

~ WHOZIT~

Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Thanksgiving is tomorrow Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. —W.J. Cameron If you have a positive thought you’d like us to print, please send or email it to us. More...

OUT & ABOUT WITH LAURA

Just go to Tranten’s Store if you want the news... I ran into Donette Maynard there and she told me about the special day she had Saturday. More...

Moose Mountain

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Notes from the Pond

The young hunter and the old Indian

Our sons, Bill and Bruce, and their cousins and friends have been hunting from our camp for 20 years and in Vermont for years before that. This year (2005), 12-yearold Reid (Bruce’s son) was here on Maine’s Youth Day for his first hunt. More...

IRREDIOMS ~ A look at common idioms

Phrases, sayings & expressions, what they mean & where they came from

Come Apart at the Seams To become so upset that all self-control is gone. Of course, a person doesn’t actually have seams, but think of a piece of clothing under great strain. More...