Tag Archives: Penobscot East Resource Center

Running in place

Yesterday Bobbi Heath asked me if I want to go to Stonington next Friday to deliver our work for the Penobscot East Resource Center’s 7th annual buoy auction. I’ve participated in this event for several years, since it’s an organization I believe in. “Are you finished with yours yet?” she asked in an all-too-perky tone. I […]

It’s time for PERC’s annual buoy auction

This is the sixth year for Penobscot East Research Center’s (PERC) annual buoy auction, which grossed nearly $25,000 and included 62 buoys last year. The auction is PERC’s largest fundraiser. “When I started this event five years ago, I never dreamed we would still be doing this fundraiser,” said Administrative Director Bobbi Billings. “Yet, here we […]

It’s a bouncing baby buoy!

This morning, I got up at 0:dark:30 to drive to Stonington, ME. There I’ll drop off my buoy for Penobscot East Resource Center’s annual Buoy Auction, which will be held August 3 at 5:30 pm at Fisherman’s Friend Restaurant. Normally, I wouldn’t show you this without properly signing it, attaching its rope, and staging the photo. But it’s […]

Be careful what you tell your kids

I like looking at real estate listings for old homes; my daughter Laura likes looking at real estate listings for really expensive homes. “I can’t visualize myself living in them,” I told her. “That’s good,” she countered. “You never get house envy. But when I look at older homes, all I see is wiring that […]