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It's a King Tide Party and You're Invited

It's a King Tide Party and You're Invited

In my 2D Design class, we've learned about more than creating good design. We also learned something about nature's designs and the impact we humans can have when we try to intervene.

Our professor, Jan Piribeck, is involved in the Envisioning Change project, which aims to visualize sea level change in Portland and the Casco Bay region over about a 200- year period — from 1900 to 2100. Read more ...

Health Events in Maine December 2 to December 7

Health Events in Maine December 2 to December 7
MONDAY, DECEMBER 2

Memory Café/Kennebunk

Seed & Bean Café
154 Alfred Road
Kennebunk

Movies: "12 Years A Slave"

Movies: "12 Years A Slave"

 

“The past is never dead,” wrote William Faulkner.  “It’s not even past.”  That old Southerner’s observation certainly holds true for this movie, in which we are called upon to witness the ugly truth of America’s original sin, and are left wondering how much of it still lives on in some hearts and minds.

 

Health Events in Maine November 26 to December 2

Health Events in Maine November 26 to December 2

It's a slow week as far as health events go ... I think it has something to do with Thanksgiving!

If you know of any events, please let me know and I'll put them on the Catching Health Calendar.

Memory Cafés have been springing up all over the state of Maine and there are several this week.

How Maine’s Cancer Community Center Volunteers Give and Receive

How Maine’s Cancer Community Center Volunteers Give and Receive

When Jane Staley was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the early 90s, she looked for a place where she could connect with other people dealing with cancer. She didn't find what she was looking for, so with help from a group of friends, business and community leaders, cancer professionals and cancer survivors, she created a place. Read more ...

Life Model: There's Something About Mary Stanford

Life Model: There's Something About Mary Stanford

Mary Stanford got the birthday surprise of her life last spring when she opened the door to what she thought was a sale. She loves to go junking and so, that's the ruse her friends Emily Barker and Lynn Hart had cooked up to get her there. Read more ...

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63
"The past is obdurate.  It doesn't want to be changed."  (p. 232) ob-dur-ate [OB-duu-rit] adj. Stubborn; unyielding. Alright, maybe I'm pandering to the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, but listen, I just HAD to read Stephen King's 11/22/63, and second, why NOT think and talk and write about it this week? True confessions: I read it a year ago.  But it's one of those books I've wanted to let ferment. There's a heap of reasons I liked 11/22/63, but here are my top 8 reasons: READ MORE