Archive for March 1st, 2007

Simulated Ice Rescue

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

While we were in the big tent with the snow and ice sculptures of the mercedes and the moose, we heard a loudspeaker announcement that there was about to be a demonstration of a rescue by a Coast Guard helicopter. The helicopter was on display on the ground when we got to the place. One […]

Ice Mercedes

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

The biggest attraction of the icefest at Lake Sebago was the ice and snow sculpture. The pre-event publicity had talked about an ice miniature golf course. It turned out to be the regular miniature golf course at the resort where the event was being held, with the addition of ice sculpture hazards. I think this […]

New smoke alarms

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Several times now the smoke alarms have been going off when we’ve got to the house in Casco. I’ve found that if I reset the circuit breaker for them they don’t go back on; but it’s disturbing. We contacted the company that made the alarms to ask. They said that smoke alarms really should be […]

New garage door

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Arlene has been wanting a garage door opener in Casco. Well, since we don’t have a usable garage in Newton (there’s one taking up a third of the basement level, but there’s no driveway to it) it would have to be in Casco. When we get there late at night, in the dark and cold […]