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Bethel Maine

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Ruk has comments about Bethel.  I am an infrequent traveler to Bethel. It is a great little village. Ruthie’s Bethel Village Motel is recommended. Funky little motel, clean, cheap and and modest. Ruth is at the desk and she is a friendly helpful hostess. Strong coffee is ready from 5 am. 841 km from my home and easy one day drive via the scenic route 2. 

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August 30, 2014 at 6:37 am

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May I suggest 

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Just a few minutes

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August 28, 2014 at 8:04 pm

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Uh oh

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The Old Farmers Almanac is predicting a nasty winter. Doubt they are correct as I have a brandy new show blower thingy that will make snow removal easy. I am betting on an easy Winter. 

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August 25, 2014 at 5:58 am

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Whoo hoo!

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Program your PVR. This weekend Peter Capaldi takes over as the the twelfth Doctor. 

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August 23, 2014 at 6:36 am

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Worth repeating

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August 19, 2014 at 6:21 am

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Swing hard, Buddy

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Damn, I am sorry to see this.  Another guy I was genuinely fond of is gone.

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August 13, 2014 at 12:52 pm

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50 years ago today

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The US launched the war in Vietnam. A lifetime ago and a memory that still makes me shiver. 

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August 10, 2014 at 8:00 am

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Drill baby, drill

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The drilling frenzy is escalating at a fast and furious pace in agricultural counties throughout California. Drilling permits are being issued in record numbers, raising concerns that this unregulated activity may deplete the aquifer. It has already drained water away from residents – many of them poor Hispanic farm workers – who depend on groundwater from shallow wells, some that date back 60 years and reach no farther than 50 feet to 85 feet under.

Yeah, the more wells you drill, the more wells are going to go dry,” Robledo said.

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August 10, 2014 at 7:47 am

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Occupy

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I confess I was disinterested in the movement. Then I see stuff like this.  Perhaps if the Occupy participants could have done a better job of defining a goal I might have been more focused on the psudu protest. When I look back I realize it might have been an opportunity for the sheep to get out the pitchforks. 

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August 10, 2014 at 7:04 am

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Middle class

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Another indication of the middle class being destroyed.  Although trite, the rich get richer and the rest of us spiral down. How long will it be before the pitchforks come out?

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August 9, 2014 at 3:04 pm

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