Monthly Archives: September 2014

3 Museums in Maine that were well worth the visit

A benefit of planning a trip with a flexible schedule is the ability to adapt the itinerary to suit one’s mood, changed circumstances, or new information.  On our recent trip to New England, we left San Francisco with white space … Continue reading

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Premier Whaling Museum’s programs coming to San Francisco

This brief post is to help inform the reader of several ocean/whale-related events in San Francisco next week.  On Tuesday, 9/30, The New Bedford Whaling Museum, the largest in the world and probably the best, is sponsoring a reception in … Continue reading

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Two Bootstrapped Maine businesses

As promised, in this and one or two future posts, I’ll describe briefly several Maine businesses that are examples of the genre of bootstrapped businesses, and that have prospered without the benefits and costs of venture capital. #1: Designer bags … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship in Maine

In preparing for a recent vacation in New England, my wife and I scheduled meetings with long-time friends in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts.   Other than these waypoints with loosely scheduled dinner or overnight dates, we were free to explore. … Continue reading

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