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1165. Chalk Farm (2)

This was the first piece I saw from the Global Street Art organised set of walls at the Chalk Farm housing estate. Looking like a giant billboard, it caught my eye from the end of the road, and even from a distance I thought it might be a piece by Pref ID. 116 more words


Thank you, Aqua-Bound, maker of fine paddles, for writing about Upwards!

Aqua-Bound, who manufactures quality U.S.-made paddles in Osceola, Wisconsin, recently invited me to collaborate on a blog post about my thru-paddle and book.

A long paddling expedition is built of many components, both within the paddler and without. 124 more words


Stretching Upwards (and, believe me, being on the radio is a stretch!)

It’s never hard to feel grateful at Thanksgiving time. Beyond the blessings of family, friends, and the start of the Christmas season, there are five days off from school. 269 more words


One is silver and the other's gold

The summer of 2014 was Dad’s time for a grand adventure, a 200-mile section paddle from Spencer Rips on the Moose River to the village of Allagash on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. 638 more words


Razer to raise upwards of $504 million in Hong Kong IPO

(Source: techcrunch.com)

PC gaming company Razer is set to raise upwards of US$504 million (HK$3.9 billion) when it lists on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Monday. 760 more words


Adopt-a-Library program up and running

A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessities of life.   Henry Ward Beecher

Don’t I look just the same at not quite 4 years old, reading with my great-grandfather?

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A country book goes to the city...and other nice moments

November has arrived with brisker air and comparative calm after Sunday night’s monumental winds and rain. Our town is still mostly without power, but neighbors are helping neighbors in the true Maine spirit. 172 more words