How Do We Heal From 2020?

How Do We Heal From 2020?

Much has been made of putting 2020 behind us. Wouldn’t we all like to toss our 2020 calendars into a massive heap and light it on fire? There is no doubt about it; it has been a challenging, painful, frightening year– unlike anything we have ever endured. So is...
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

I want to tell you a story about 87 Main Street. For all the headaches, I have grown to love WHRL’s new house. It is a piece of Milbridge history.  And I feel good that we have been given the opportunity to restore this home and give it new life and purpose.  Won’t it...
Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine! Five Myths About That Golden Summer Tan Myth #1.  “Getting a base tan protects skin from damage.”  TRUTH: There is no evidence that a “base tan” provides any protection from burns or general skin damage. The best way to prevent sunburn is to use a...
What is a Downeast Christmas?

What is a Downeast Christmas?

For those of us blessed to live in Downeast Maine, Christmas is indeed a special time of year.  Why?  Because Christmas here is more than a season; it is indeed, a feeling.  And for those of us lucky enough to live in Downeast Maine, it is a feeling that lives in our...
Thanks to you our community is healthier.

Thanks to you our community is healthier.

Dear Friend, Thanks to you, our community is healthier. Your neighbors are eating better. There is less hunger in Downeast Maine. Let me share Helen’s story (not her real name): Helen, a senior citizen, ran into a Women’s Health Resource Library board member with an...