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Headed up the Bay To Isleboro Island with Peter Ralston

Headed up the Bay To Isleboro Island with Peter Ralston

A week ago today we headed up the bay to Islesboro Island where I am honored to be showing this summer at the lovely little Double Door Gallery. My wife, Terri, our gallery manager, Sandee, her partner, Sean, and I all needed a perfect day on the water and, boy!, did we ever pick a good one!! Oh, and we took our beloved Lab, Jenny, with us…in all, an absolutely sublime day!

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Finally Scientists Discover what’s Making Arctic Glaciers Disappear!

Finally Scientists Discover what’s Making Arctic Glaciers Disappear!

For many years global climate scientists have been trying to figure out what is making the Arctic Glaciers shrink at an ever increasing rate.

But now Professor I. B. Klever of Silicon Valley’s prestigious Klever Research Institute has found what may be the answer.

According to Professor Klever, a Chinese glacier ice cartel has been secretly harvesting glacial ice and processing and distributing the ice from abandoned farmhouses in Maine and…

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Rockport Donut Festival 2024

Rockport Donut Festival 2024

The Second Annual Rockport Donut Festival was a big success! Watch this video for Festival highlights and interviews. Among the events covered here are the Donut Dash 5 K Fun Run, The Donut Festival Parade, Live Music by the Bay Winds North Breakers directed by Marlene Hall, Homemade Donut Contest, Food Trucks, and interviews with Town Manager Jon Duke, Harbor Master Abbie Leonard, Rockport Fire Chief Jason Peasley, Committee Member Megan Griffin, Homemade Donut Contest Competitor Maynard Stanley, and local historian & geneaologist Carole Starr. If you missed the 2024 Festival, be sure to attend the event in 2025 located on beautiful Rockport Harbor.

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Ukraine Attacks Belgorod, Russia

Ukraine Attacks Belgorod, Russia

From the beginning of the Ukraine War, the Western nations have placed restrictions on how their weapons donations to Ukraine can be used. Specifically, Western nations have been concerned that if Ukraine targets Russian forces within Russia, escalation may be unavoidable. But recent events have forced a change of calculus in the West.

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The humanitarian crisis in Gaza reaching critical levels

The humanitarian crisis in Gaza reaching critical levels

I’ve avoided talking about the Israel and Gaza conflict as much a possible (given that there’s no favorable outcomes for anyone involved), but some recent changes have forced my hand.

The humanitarian crisis in Gaza is reaching critical levels due to massive destruction and severe shortages of resources. The real kicker is Israel’s renewed offensive in northern Gaza; the presence of Hamas fighters and bodies of hostages in previously “cleared” areas has revealed some MASSIVE shortcomings in Israeli intelligence.

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Where will China Be Heading in World Energy Crisis?

Where will China Be Heading in World Energy Crisis?

We’ve got some more interview style questions for you today!

We’ll be focusing on China, specifically looking at the potential for Chinese energy independence and if any countries surrounding China should be worried about an invasion/resource grab.

While it may appear that the Chinese have access to significant shale oil deposits, the reality of their energy outlook isn’t so pretty.

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Recognizing Memorial Day

Recognizing Memorial Day

This is a quick but heartfelt morning salutation from Maine with two purposes…..next Sunday I’ll explain today’s relative brevity.   First, here’s recognizing Memorial Day and all that for which it stands. Here’s recognizing our lasting debt to the countless Americans who have given their lives in the service of our country. I think of the grandfather my brothers and I never met, killed in France just before the end of WWI.

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