Human Interest

WEEK 94 – COVID-19 RANDOM NOTES WHILE SHELTERING IN PLACE

WEEK 94 – COVID-19 RANDOM NOTES WHILE SHELTERING IN PLACE

I had trouble finding more cream cheese to supplement the one 8oz. package I had to make a lemon cheesecake for Christmas dinner at a relative’s, for which I needed five packages. The Good Tern had three. The staff told me there is a national paucity of cream cheese and a major producer is paying $25 to customers who forego making cheesecakes…

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Camden’s Walk the Falls Tour

Camden’s Walk the Falls Tour

Camden Maine is famous for being "Where the Mountains Meet the Sea". But it's also famous for being "Where the River Meets the Sea", specifically the Megunticook River which cascades over the rocks at the head of Camden Harbor creating a spectacular waterfall,...

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Santa comes to Vinalhaven

Santa comes to Vinalhaven

In 1952 Santa came to Vinalhaven, to the church, as he did every year, to separate the worthy from the unworthy. We all foundered in those tricky waters where worthy and unworthy were not so distinct. For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.” -Romans 14:10 simply was not as scary as actually sitting in the judgment seat, in the lap no less, of one who knew for sure, not only when we were sleeping and when we were awake, but whether we’d been bad or good or worse, for goodness sake. This was, after all, the eighth annual church visitation from Santa in my own young life, and that was eight more times than I had even seen Christ, let alone sat in his lap.

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Beware of Your Facemask. It Might Be Dangerous to Your Health!

Beware of Your Facemask. It Might Be Dangerous to Your Health!

An ordinary facemask such as this one issued by a local hospital might seem good for your health.

But these facemasks are made of fine fibers, generally plastic. With a small amount of use, these fibers start coming loose and can be inhaled through your mouth or nose and into your lungs.

Who knows what damage they might cause.

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