Category Archives: Life Downeast

A passionate Downeast rallying cry for a local prison, Why not?

Prisons are not glamorous. The general public’s attitude towards them is almost always negative and rarely do they receive public support. But an interesting thing is taking place here Downeast with one particular facility. A rallying cry from a community in support of a prison is gaining traction and is reminiscent of a community benefit […]

Simplicity of a Downeast Christmas, where focus is clearly on the day

The holidays are fast approaching, and this year the days have come even more quickly than in the past. Families will begin preparations for gatherings and gift giving, and traditions will be celebrated from household to household. Festive decorations will come out of musty basements and attics and be displayed for all to see in […]

Adding a little Downeast Zip to the Morning Coffee

One by one the fishermen arrive. With no sound, perhaps a nod, they quietly take their seats. A cup of coffee arrives shortly after, silently and without any prompting. Then another fisherman enters, quickly followed by two more. Nods in greeting are exchanged with no words spoken, as this is clearly the non-verbal portion of […]