Each issue, resident wordsmith Hunter Howe provides wit, wisdom, and reminiscence in his column From the Porch. Read on to see why Maine Seniors often turn to the back of each magazine first.

What’s Your Hurry?

Eric Hoffer wrote, “The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is, rather, born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life.” Today, most people live in the fast lane of…

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A Place Called Camp

You won’t see this place featured on The Travel Channel. There are no major airports nearby, no tourist attractions, no fancy hotels, no crowded restaurants, no taxis, no t-shirt shops, and no night life. It’s a place found all over Maine, in the woods and…

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Escape from Noisyville

Hair-raising headlines in a recent edition of the Noisyville Herald warned, “Noise circuit overload.” You might scoff and say there’s no such place. You’re wrong. You see, we all live in Noisyville. Noisyville farmers harvest a fertile field of haste. Noisy folk feed on this,…

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