Monthly Archives: April 2010

FIDDLEHEADING: A Maine Tradition

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Fiddleheading is a long-standing Maine tradition.  It’s an annual adventure to trek to your local river-flats to pick the ferns before they unfurl in the Spring.  Locals prize their picking-spots like a secret family recipe; I could tell you where I go, but then I’d have to kill you. Those who have never heard of Fiddleheads look at you as… Read more »

The Maine Atlas

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Somehow I lost my Maine Atlas, which is a key tool to roaming the state, so I had to go track down a new one. Wal-Mart didn’t seem to have one.  Campbell’s True Value didn’t have one.  Eventually I managed to find one at Irving’s, though I was informed that once those in stock are gone they will no longer… Read more »