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Sharon Frost

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Autumn begins on Thursday, September 22nd.

The golden rod is yellow. The corn is turning brown. 

The trees in apple orchards with fruit are bending down.

Sunday, the 25th is the Gold Star Family Remembrance

September 24th: 110th Anniversary of Devil Tower National Monument.

September 25th: 126th anniversary of Sequoia National Park.

The Quilt Show is on Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24 at the First Congregational Church. Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It benefits Hospice and Ronald McDonald charities of N.B. and ME.

I rode to Eastport on Thursday. It was a lovely day. I rode around, saw a few deer, had an appointment and treated myself to a lobster roll at the take out at the which will be closing October 9th. I watched the ferry come in and out and fishing boats. The Coast Guard was just going out. 

Patsy Beckett and her crew will be cutting up apples on Friday morning at St. Anne’s Parish Hall and making the pies. Patsy is just like the energy battery, never stops. We are so lucky to have her. She also made the quilt for the raffle. Applefest is a great time of fellowship, food and fun raising for the church. It begins at 7:00 a.m. with breakfast.

Sorry to hear Rick Hodsdon had a fall on his motorcycle last week. He has been in EMMC for a few days and is now home. We wish him well.

Cut the cake: Pat Sammer, Hannah Sivret, Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, Judy Thompson, Charlie Doyle, Steve McGinley, Rose Curtis, Jo-Anne Bartlett, Patty Wentworth, Joseph Hutzulak, Rita Yardley.

For upcoming pumpkin carving: A fish scaler is an excellent tool for cleaning the inside of a pumpkin. It removes string pulp in a jiffy.

A large crowd was in attendance at the historical meeting. Whitlock Mill Lighthouse was the topic. Brand Livingstone was the emcee with the help of Al Churchill. Very interesting in our back dooryard all those years.

 

A lovely Sunday service at Baring Baptist Church on Jonah followed by a pot luck. A great variety of dishes and cakes, blueberry squares, homemade bread, etc.