The National Weather Service in Gray remind us that the ice might not be safe to go on, even though it's January. They've posted a helpful, easy to understand chart that shows us how thick the ice should be to support our weight. In fact, they show us how thick it needs to be from walking on it, to driving a pickup truck on to it.
Check out this video from the folks at Seboomook Wilderness Campground in the Moosehead Lake region! January is a particularly bummah month with 'holiday let-down' and the owners Norm and Whit show us a silly unique way to liven it up.
For most people sitting around a hole on a frozen lake doesn't exactly sound like fun. But for the elite few, ice fishing is what you make of it. Some days you can't stop catching fish, and then there are those days when the fish just aren't hungry, or around your fishing hole so you have to improvise to kill the boredom and get your mind off the fact that it really is cold out on the lake...
Meet Sweet Pea. She is a chicken who holds dual citizenship in Maine and Vermont. Sweet Pea's Mom is Anna Rose Shedd of Cape Elizabeth. Anna runs a flatbread pizza company with her boyfriend, Creed called Vermont Small Batch and is obsessed with chickens.