Tag Archives: Stonington

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 […]

Rained (and restauranted) out

I’m whatever the opposite of a foodie is. I’m not much interested in the preparation, consumption or culture of food. It takes too much time. I especially dislike eating in restaurants, which can chew up hours of daylight. In the summer I live on a diet of protein bars. Not only do I lose weight, […]

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 […]