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Sharon Frost

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Another week gone by. What great weather we’ve had.

I hope you all enjoy Thanksgiving.

Pumpkins come in a wide spectrum of colors from blue-green “Lakota and Marina, Di Cheoggia to pure white snowball and moonshine, as well a the traditional oranges and yellows. Sizes range up to 2,000 lbs.. Open wide the doorway. Thanksgiving comes again!

Prayers go out to Yvonne McIninch who is in Ross Manor, Bangor.

I’m sure you all read the article on Mr. Roy who got his 220 pound buck. The health problems he has had to overcome it is amazing - diabetes, heart attack, stroke into a coma, but bounced back from the above until he was overcome with colon cancer and has his lower leg amputated. My prayers go out to him. It shows how sometimes the body stays strong and gets you through recuperation and on the move again. Stay strong ... bless you

It has been a busy week preparing for Christmas, doing cards, went to Kendalls sale. It was packed, to say the least, with lots of mark downs. Then across the river and did some shipping, had coffee with a friend, got my 13 -14 dozen cookies baked for the church sale on December 3rd. at 8 am.  There is going to be a raffle you won’t want to miss. I attended the Coffee House at the high school on Friday. That was fun with snacks, coffee, lemonade, great entertainment. My highlight was Dr. Newman and the “29 and holding” group from St. Stephen.

Saturday morning, I went to Kirk-NcCall Christmas Bazaar. There were tables of jewelry, crafts, books, lots of baked goods, raffle dishes and much more. The ladies did a super job. I dropped by the Leaion SPCA craft sale. It is so amazing the fancy work these ladies do, baking, jewelry as end to it all. I went to Dooley’s sale. There were tables of skin care products, jewelry, raffles and lots of home made sweet breads and so much more. Then onward home to get ready for McAdam with a couple of friends. We stopped at the McAdam Bazaar. It was a full house with 3 big buses there. We had lunch then on to the Train Station.  We were greeted with hot apple cider. It is fabulous. So many people were involved with the decorating from McAdam, Quispamsis, Christie Ridge, etc.

Congratulations to Angie Foggia on her retirement. I didn’t realize she was done and enjoying her new life. It’s time for her.

The Annual Christmas Tea and Bazaar  will be on Saturday the 26th at the Christ Church Trinity Hall 11-2 (Can). there will be fudge, gift items and fancy table.

Ross Memorial Museum - drop by and enjoy the fine furniture, paintings and decorative art collection. Open 10 am to 4:30 pm (Can). Monday through Saturday.

There will be a Celtic Concert,  on Sunday, December 4th at 6 pm (US) at Calais High School. They are from Cape Breton with lots of different instruments being played. 

Listen up Hospital Auxiliary members, we are gathering at Karen Dineron’s on Monday, December 5th at 5 pm for our Christmas celebration. Bring $5.00 toward the meal. There will be a gift exchange for those who want to be involved. There will be door prizes, Christmas cards if you so desire. Sounds like a fun evening, see you there! 

Thanks to our American Heroes for the sacrifices they have made. May their names live in glory forever and their souls in heaven above.

Eastport Home Touir will be on December 3rd at 10 am.

Birthday wishes to Becky Wartman.

CRH Breakfast Club will meet at the Wickachee on Wednesday, November 30th at 7 am.

There will be an Advent Wreath Making workshop after church on November 27th at St. Anne’s. Bring your dish and candles. Form and greens will be provided.

The Garden Club will be having their Christmas Banquet at the Wickachee on Wednesday, December 7th at 11:30 am.

December 9th at St. Anne’s: “Carols In The Round” Mt. View Chamber Singers.

The VFW sill meet December 1st at 6 pm.

Shop Small Uptown on Saturday. Lots of bargains. Watch for signs.