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March 22, 2009
Maple Sunday in Maine
statewide locations, Maine  

Enjoy the first sweet taste of spring in Maine! Join Maine's maple Producers each
spring as they celebrate Maine Maple Sunday - the day when sugar makers
around the State open the doors of their sugarhouses for the public to join them
in their rites of spring - making maple syrup. Most sugarhouses offer free tasting
and a live demonstration of how syrup is produced, from tap to table. Many offer
a variety of other treats and activities, including syrup on pancakes or ice cream,
sugarbush tours, sleigh or wagon rides, and lots more. Many sugarhouses will
arrange special tours and demonstrations for groups on other days as well - call
them to make arrangements. For more info:
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Notes from the Heart...

There is snow again.  It actually looks quite lovely as I sit here in my office,
looking at the six tall maple trees in my backyard.  Just this weekend, my
daughter and I sunned ourselves on the front porch, saying that it felt like it was
80 degrees (it was probably more like 55!)  
Yes, March is full of surprises, says
Susan Nye in her essay this week.

I agree.  But these wintry surprises can discouraging when you're itching for
spring. The cure? A little patience and some nice
warm chocolate pudding.
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Exciting Lighthouse Tours West Quoddy Lighthouse way Down East in Maine
Sight-Seeing Tour In Maine
Exciting Lighthouse Tours
Our lighthouse tours are full of history and jam packed fun. Two exciting tours are being planned for 2009 - June 23 - 27 and August 4 - 10. Reservations must be made 4 months in advance. This early announcement gives you a chance to plan ahead.
Starting at US $269 Per Night

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