Entries by Debbie Walker

I’m Just Curious: Medieval times?

by Debbie Walker When I was going to school I hated any mention of Ancient History (very old timie stuff)! Why would I care what happened that far back. The only history class I ever looked forward to was Maine History, supposed to be taught in my eighth grade. No! They stopped teaching it when […]

I’m Just Curious: I just didn’t know!

by Debbie Walker This column’s information came from Reader’s Digest “Extraordinary USES for ordinary things.” Some evenings I get caught up in the little bits of info and can’t wait to pass it on….. to you!!!! My favorite “Did you know?” is in the 1920s when an employee of Johnson & Johnson, because of his […]

I’m Just Curious: Had to pass this along

by Debbie Walker 1895 8th Grade Final Exam… Take this test and pass it on to your more literate friends. What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895… Remember when grandparents and great-grandparents stated that they only had an eighth grade education? Well, check this out. Could any of us have passed […]

I’m Just Curious: A huge thank you

by Debbie Walker This past week I had the experience of spending a few days at the Hotel Inland, on Kennedy Drive, in Waterville. What a wonderful vacation. I was so pampered and it was so appreciated. I kept a guest book on my bed and night stand for those pampering me to sign. I […]

I’m Just Curious: More ideas to share

by Debbie Walker Before I forget it, I have to tell you that my car was so icy this morning, every window, the mirrors and the windshield, covered with ice. Okay, so I had read about putting rubbing alcohol (91 percent) in a spray bottle and spraying the ice surfaces and you shouldn’t have to […]