By Ellen Holland | Could 16, 2021
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Only a reminder that Saturday, Could 29, is E-waste Day. Objects could also be dropped off on the Stockton Springs Public Works Constructing on Cape Jellison between 9 a.m. and midday. That is the best way to eliminate outdated televisions, computer systems and different outdated electronics. Additionally, styrofoam packing peanuts, plastic delivery air luggage and waste oil are additionally accepted on the Public Works Constructing on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The library is accepting books for his or her annual sale on June 5. No encyclopedias, Nationwide Geographics or self-help books might be accepted. Additionally, they’re in search of donations of perennial crops which are labeled.
The Kindness Program
The Kindness Program is accepting orders for a Father’s Day dinner to be picked up on the First Congregational Church in Searsport. The barbecue menu consists of pulled pork, mac ‘n’ cheese, do-it-yourself baked beans, cornbread, potato salad and a few do-it-yourself ooey gooey chocolate layer cake. Pickup is 3:30-5 p.m. on the church, 7 Church St., Searsport
Free to all, donations accepted! Please name Jayne Snowdale at 407-694-8733 or Sandra Otis Anderson at 548-6530 for a reservation. Donations for the dinner go to feed native residents.
As I sit scripting this column, it’s sunny and heat outdoors. Leaves are out on the bushes, the grass is inexperienced and flowers are blooming, thus starting our seasons of heat climate, outside actions and visits from distant household and pals (thanks Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson).
Memorial Day is quick approaching and there must be a number of boats being launched for the season now. Driving by Shute’s Marina, I famous that the shrink wrap has come off the boats saved there for the winter, signaling that it’s time to get out and paint the underside of your boat. Fairly quickly sailboats, energy boats and lobster boats might be going out and in of our harbor. There are a number of benches and picnic tables down on the city docks and at Fort Level State Park to chill out and revel in being by the water.
My pals and I drove right down to Moose Crossing Backyard Heart in Thomaston this previous week and loaded up on flowering crops and greens for the backyard, window packing containers and pots for the porch. Simply strolling by the greenhouses is pleasant, with all of the blooming flowers in all colours of the rainbow, together with new colours of conventional varieties. Someway I at all times find yourself with a brand new plant or a brand new colour of an outdated favourite.
Vegetation add meals and pleasure pleasure our lives. They fed us and gave us an outdoor exercise throughout final summer season’s lockdown.
I additionally went to the Asticou Azalea Gardens this week to see the blooms there. As I sat by the pond within the middle, having fun with the view, a big turtle swam previous, simply beneath the floor of the water.
And to prime off this week, the hummingbirds are again at my feeders. For such tiny birds, they make a number of noise as they method!
‘Tis the season to plant!
Thought for the week: “Use crops to carry life.” — Douglas Wilson