Daily Archives: February 8, 2010

Home show exhibitors hear ‘eco’ | Portland Press Herald

 Home show exhibitors hear ‘eco’ | Portland Press Herald.

Taking a dip in the recycling stream | Portland Press Herald

 Taking a dip in the recycling stream | Portland Press Herald.

Expansion of Amtrak to Brunswick spurs interest in service for Augusta | Portland Press Herald

 Expansion of Amtrak to Brunswick spurs interest in service for Augusta | Portland Press Herald.

Maine gasoline prices down slightly

Maine gasoline prices down slightly

Coffeehouse observation No. 38

The other day I was walking to the coffeehouse and a song by Prince – is he Prince or the Artist Formerly Known as Prince or the Artist Formerly Known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince? – and it came out slightly, um, different. “She wore a rosemary beret …” I suppose that is not the type you find in a second-hand store.

Go to Coffeehouse Observer for more coffeehouse observations.

Coffeehouse observation No. 36

The WiFi at coffeehouses often are not the best option for surfing the Net or Web or whatever it’s called this week – slow or weak connections are typical. And some coffeehouses limit the connection to, say, two hours, which is not nearly enough time. But if you add coffee and pretty woman or two walk in the door, things are OK. Yep, coffee and pretty women make even a slow WiFi connection OK.

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Items help trace Bowdoin graduate’s career | Portland Press Herald

College’s president buys a Civil War veteran’s Army memorabilia and gives it to the school for exhibits

Items help trace Bowdoin graduate’s career | Portland Press Herald.