Learning is the process of perceiving and organizing information. People learn in different ways. Brains work in different ways. This is truly an amazing concept, one brought to Perfect Turn by Ed Joyce. There are just some things we really take for granted and assume are the same for everyone. The idea that our way of […]
It has been my privilege to walk amongst giants. People who changed their part of the world. Legend has it that once upon a time Ed Joyce took a ski lesson with Rik Dow. At the end of the session Ed asked, ‘Why is it that you can take six or eight people skiing, teach […]
There are some things that people should understand before voting for the citizen initiatives on the 2016 Maine ballot. Judging by the chatter on several of my social network sites, there is much confusion. Maine is organized in the same representative form as the federal government. We elect Representatives and Senators to handle the legislative […]
The powers of the Government are divided, to prevent a single person or group of people from becoming a ruling class. The powers of each branch are precisely defined, and all other rights and power belong to the governed.
Just so you know, had things gone according to plan this article would have appeared in September and ‘not-so’ would not have been in the title. But life seldom goes as planned and in early September I was scuttling all fall plans and rushing to California to await the birth of my third grandchild. However, […]
Jason was the first. “Don’t take any pictures that will show where you are,” he made me promise. There should be no skylines, no unusual formations that people familiar with the area could identify. He was very serious, and I took it seriously. We know that there most likely are fish in any waters that […]
When an old friend of the ringleader of Maine TU Women Flyfishers (Sebago Chapter) read about the group’s formation and offered his property on a remote wild brook trout pond for a weekend, I was one of six lucky applicants chosen to attend. The sixth person was sick on the overcast Friday morning that began […]