Tag Archives: Uncle Tom

You gotta like slush and mud to be biking in Maine right now

It’ is not even winter yet, but it’s much more challenging to get outside and bike and hike in Maine right now. First, we’ve already had two major snow storms that have resulted in serious downed limbs, branches, and even … Continue reading

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Maine’s Past Is It’s Presence

I’m waiting this morning for the start of the next winter Nor’easter snowstorm by reading this stained old library book that was published in 1942. Just about every page is dog-eared, and most of them stained with coffee, grease, and … Continue reading

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Missed Part 1 ? Check out my Triple Crown of Hiking TV interview

WCSH’s  Maine-based TV news magazine “207” interviewed me at my kitchen table two weeks ago. If you were not able to watch the broadcast last night, the link to Part 1 of the interview is now up on WCSH’s web … Continue reading

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Tom Jamrog on Channel 2 and 6 tonight at 7 PM

Rob Caldwell’s Maine-based TV news magazine “207” (named after Maine’s one and only area code) interviewed me at my kitchen table two weeks ago. Rob’s program will feature a conversation we had about adventures, walking for months on end at … Continue reading

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Ibex customer service rules!

Men’s woolies tights -replaced, again. I am hard on gear. I can find a company whose products are robust enough that I don’t break their stuuf, that’s great. It’s even greater when I do break stuff, and deal with a … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom on Channels 2 and 6 Monday and Tues. nights

Rob Caldwell’s Maine-based TV news magazine “207” (named after Maine’s one and only area code) interviewed me at my kitchen table two weeks ago. Rob’s program will feature a conversation we had about adventures, walking for months on end at … Continue reading

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Snow Walker’s Rendezvous – welcome to winter 2014

Last weekend, I attended the Snow Walker’s Rendezvous in Vermont . I experienced the weekend through a new lens-through the eye of a newly Registered Maine Guide.  Other Maine Guides were in attendance, including Master Maine Guide Tim Smith, and … Continue reading

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