Daily Archives: January 5, 2011

Video to help teach snowmobilers about safety on ice | Lewiston Sun Journal

Video to help teach snowmobilers about safety on ice | Lewiston Sun Journal

Ice safety: How thick is safe?

2 inches: one person on foot

3 inches: a group of people traveling single file

7.5 inches: supports a two-ton car

8 inches: supports up to a 2.5-ton light truck

10 inches: supports up to a 3.5-ton truck

12 inches: heavy truck 7 to 8 tons

15 inches: holds up to 10 tons

20 inches: holds up to 25 tons.

Source: Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

 

Paul LePage sworn in as Maine governor | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Paul LePage sworn in as Maine governor | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Baldacci awards $100K to 4 storm-damaged counties | Bangor Daily News

Baldacci awards $100K to 4 storm-damaged counties | Bangor Daily News.

Coffeehouse observation No. 251

The guy sitting next to me in the coffeehouse either has the worst cold known to man — and woman — or he is attempting the mating call of the Mongolian yak! … I am now showering in Purell.

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Coffeehouse observation No. 250

If the guy sitting at the next table is going to make up a song in real time, shouldn’t he at least do it in tune?

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