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Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Cranberry Streusel Pie

Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Cranberry Streusel Pie

What are you going to do with all those apples you just picked? I’ve got a great idea. Why don’t you make an apple pie!

If you haven’t picked your apples yet, there is still time. I put together a list of orchards in Maine that let you pick your own apples. Please, make sure to contact the orchard first to make sure they still have apples left.

Rebecca Reilly was kind enough to share her recipe for a gluten-free apple pie. I’m sure many of you know Rebecca.  Read more ...

Order and Chaos

Order and Chaos

The first assignment in my Drawing 101 class got me thinking about order and chaos and how chaotic my life suddenly seems now that I’ve gone back to school to get an art degree. Read more ...

My Late Start: Going Back to College to Get an Art Degree

My Late Start: Going Back to College to Get an Art Degree

My moment of enlightenment came during a painting class I took several years ago through the Continuing Studies program at Maine College of Art (MECA). It was called Painting for the True Blue Beginner and was taught by artist Patsea Cobb.

Choosing Wisely in Maine: Be Prepared with the Right Health Care Information

Choosing Wisely in Maine: Be Prepared with the Right Health Care Information

Life happens. As it does, it’s inevitable that you’ll see the inside of a doctor’s office. Although most of these visits will be routine scheduled checkups, some might be more serious.

Whatever the reason, it’s important to be prepared with the right information before you talk with your health care provider.

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Tilson Retires as Sagadahoc County Health Officer. Marla Davis named to Post.

Tilson Retires as Sagadahoc County Health Officer. Marla Davis named to Post.

BATH, Maine – At the Sagadahoc County Board of Commissioners annual review of the Board of Health the Commissioners accepted, with strong commendation, the Annual Report of the Board of Health for 2012 and Plan of Work for 2013. At the same session, the Board of Commissioners accepted the decision of Sagadahoc County Health Officer Hugh Tilson to retire from his role, and the nomination of Marla Davis, the County’s first Board of Health Chair, to be the new Sagadahoc County Health Officer, effective immediately. In his announcement of his intent to retire as Sagadahoc County Health Officer, Tilson referred to the Annual Report as ample evidence that the Board of Health and public health in general in Sagadahoc County are in the right position to make this leadership change now. “The decision to step down as Sagadahoc County Health Officer might have been a very difficult one for me.

Christie Cantara: Free of Breast Cancer

Christie Cantara: Free of Breast Cancer

Christie Cantara posted her news on Facebook in big bold letters: CANCER FREE!!!!!!! 

Her update got more than 100 likes and dozens of comments.