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What It's Really Like To Live On A Tiny Island Off The Coast Of Maine
Adventurous early retiree with lots of time yet limited money
A friend of mine had recently taken a job on a tiny Island, 24 miles off the coast of Maine. She was the new teacher in a one-room schoolhouse on Matinicus Island. Being an early retiree, with lots of time on my hands, I was happy to accept her invitation to visit and experience the island life.
Want to Help California's Economy? Eat a Lobster
Political director, Environmental Defense Fund (West Coast)
Next time you're lucky enough to crack open a lobster, consider this: you may be doing your part to stimulate California's economy. However, expanding marine reserves will take away about 20% of the state's lobster catch.
Some Business Owners Call For MORE Taxes
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