Kids and money
Parenting is tough because we often feel inadequate, uncertain of how to best help this darling child whom we love more than life. We feel like we may be messing things up, as if there is a “right answer” somewhere, but we don’t know it. It can be quite a conundrum.
Teaching kids about money is a good example of how our desires to give the best to our babies are sometimes thwarted by our own fears and feelings on inadequacies. Perhaps, because of past mistakes, we feel as if we aren’t in any position to guide, especially since we don’t really feel like we know what we are doing even today about money.
Five easy ways to professionalize your website (09/17/14)
With most people turning to online resources for information on products and services, your web presence is more important than ever. If your website is looking clunky and unprofessional, though, you may be turning customers away. While a complete redesign might be out of your budget, there are still a few ways to modify your website and give it a professional touch without going deep into your pockets. Here are five easy ways to professionalize your website:
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Monty Python tribute runs away to The Grand!
ELLSWORTH - The film program continues at The Grand with a double-feature tribute to the irreverent, subversive British comedy troupe Monty Python on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning with “Monty Python's Life of Brian” at 4 p.m. and continuing with “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at The Grand box office (667-9500) or online at www.grandonline.org and are $7 for general admission, $6 for seniors and $5 for Grand members for each film.
In “Monty Python's Life of Brian” (1979. UK 1 hr., 32 min. Directed by Terry Jones. R. English), the British sketch comedy group takes on the greatest story ever told in one of the most outrageous pieces of cinematic satire ever made! On a midnight clear 2,000 years ago, three wise men enter a manger where a babe is wrapped in swaddling clothes. It is an infant called Brian… and the three wise men are in the wrong manger. Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam play multiple roles, with Sue Jones-Davies, Carol Cleveland, Spike Milligan and The Beatles' George Harrison (who also executive produced) filling out the cast.
USM professor to travel to Scotland to observe historic independence vote
PORTLAND – As Scotland moves toward on whether it will secede from Great Britain, a University of Southern Maine professor will tour the country to observe first hand this momentous and historically significant event.
Nancy K. Gish, USM professor of English and a scholarly expert on Scottish literature, will join several Scottish literary and art notables to visit Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Ayr as Scotland votes on whether to cut its ties with the United Kingdom. She plans on writing about her observations following the vote, which is being watched throughout the world.
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