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By NUMrunner on March 1, 2011
Dripping deer carcasses. Cigar stubbs in apple pie remains. Fish scales & guts clogging washtub drains. Blood-red raspberry stains sunk into wooden cutting boards. The BANGbangbang of the old side door with every coming & going. Rows of well-used & loved rifles, all sizes, lined, barrel up, along the chair railing, all loaded, ready for action. [...]
By NUMrunner on February 15, 2011
Can Norwegian Grete Eliassen ski? No doubt. Check out footage from the ski movie featuring her greatness.
The Ski Museum of Maine–http://www.skimuseumofmaine.org/–is sponsoring its 4th Annual Maine Ski Heritage Classic this Saturday, Feb. 19. The museum’s web site offers detailed accounts of Maine’s skiing history, right down to the bindings. Vintage photos are not to be [...]
By NUMrunner on February 8, 2011
Maybe you are longing (and planning) for your garden as you peer out at all the snow. Here are plants that repel mosquitoes.
Feeling sorry for yourself–again? Read about, then watch this movie– Blindsight—about a group of blind teens who attempt to climb one of Everest’s sister peaks. Inspirational, to say the least. Then, check out [...]
By NUMrunner on February 4, 2011
Want to talk snowboard? Snowboarding2.com site brings it all to you, and more. And, check out the history behind the sport at sbhistory.de. And www.bckcntry.com is pretty cool for you snowboarders, also .
One of those photos you have to see to believe, and then you still will have doubts.
Check out The North Project. A couple of [...]
By NUMrunner on February 3, 2011
As you plan your garden, consider bamboo. Here is a site–The American Bamboo Society–that will not only help you decide which species is suitable for our growing zone, but spouts about the glorious attributes of the plants.
Ski areas in Maine are having a booming year. No doubt there is one near you. This site [...]
By NUMrunner on February 1, 2011
Thinking of taking an early spring vacation? (Why anyone would leave all this snow is beyond me.) Need to just plain get-away from your job, your family, your life—wait, try solo travel, or better yet,vagabonding. Here are some tips. Honestly, these could be life lessons for any of us, especially #8 and #23 and #well, anyway…read [...]
By NUMrunner on January 31, 2011
Keeping in the spirit of the upcoming Super Bowl, check out this memorable play. And, here are some other trick plays that could make The Game much more interesting.
What a glorious setting for snowboarding!!!
And for those of you ready for spring, start practicing your whiffle ball pitching—this kid is amazing. (Or as we used to call [...]
By NUMrunner on January 25, 2011
This Maine blog is worth a look-see. Here he expounds on God’s nectar: coffee. For even more coffee info, check this out.
The 100 mile Wilderness Sled Dog Race happens February 4th weekend—a must-see event for those of you curious how the sport of mushing works.
Ice skating, anyone? Free ice skating is even better, especially on [...]
By NUMrunner on January 24, 2011
Even if you don’t love basketball; even if you have never heard of Michael Jordan; even if you couldn’t choose a basketball from a line-up of other sports balls, you will appreciate the art of this photo.
Has your running hit a plateau? Check out the advice of this seasoned runner. And here’s a running blogger with, [...]
By NUMrunner on January 21, 2011
With the looming storm for us folks in northern Penobscot, even snow plowers need to beware. And speaking of paying attention…
Hate the cold, snow and ice? Or, maybe you live where it’s hot, muggy, and miserable? Or perhaps you are allergic to the outdoors? Indoor marathons are becoming more & more popular. At least they are [...]