A fair to middling farm dog is hard to find part 2 (whence cometh the hawks)

A few months back, I wrote about our new puppy in “A fair to middling farm dog is hard to find” (http://lrumler.bangordailynews.com/a-fair-to-middling-farm-dog-is-hard-to-find/). I’m here to update you on the progress we have made so far with the dog. Zuzu is just over a year old now and is getting- let’s just call it robust. She […]

In defense of road slobs

A favorite blogger, columnist, and community member of mine- George Smith recently wrote another column bashing road Slobs (http://georgesoutdoornews.bangordailynews.com/2018/01/22/environmental-issues/some-legislators-want-to-help-road-slobs/).   This has become a personal vendetta for a man who has dedicated his life to preserving the Maine outdoors that he has waged for years, and we should all thank him for it.  However, I’m here […]

A community of giants

I live in a community of giants, however, even giants need help sometimes. In the past week, in my little corner of the world, three of the greatest titans need our assistance. First, and very publicly, a man I consider somewhat of a mentor, and most certainly a friend George Smith http://georgesmithmaine.com/ shared his struggle […]

The hypocrisy of GMO advocates

There has been a storm brewing in research for some time now. Several years ago, a researcher by the name Giles Eric Seralini posted a peer-reviewed study that stated that glyphosate potentially caused cancer in rats. He was immediately attacked. Some of the criticism, absolutely valid. Scientists commonly quibble over methodology. Some of it personal. […]