Here it is way past midnight and I can't sleep. What better time to write a column--no phone calls, everyone else sleeping. A reminder about the Fire and Rescue Auxillary of Winterport having a huge Yard Sale, Fri. and Sat. Aug. 8 and 9 from 7 am until 3 pm at 508 S Main St. in Winterport. (across from the car wash). Congratulations go out to "Blood Orange Martinis" the trio that Trent Souder, his wife Lauren and Phil Pitula perform in. They won a Blues Contest in Portland and will travel to Memphis, Tenn. in Jan, for International Competition. Wishing them the Best of Luck in Tenn. Ellingwoods Corner United Methodist Church, Lebanon Rd and Monroe Rd. in Winterport will be having their Monthly Baked Bean Supper and the Thrift Store will be open from 9 am until noon and again from 4-6 pm. There are many new interesting items that have come in...The Baked bean supper will have home baked beans,(2 different kinds.) Hot dogs, salads, desserts, biscuits, brownbread and cornbread. Baked Ham!!!. The supper is from 4-6 pm. Children under 7 are free . Ages 7 and up are $8.00 each. The date is August 9th 2014. For more information call Melinda , 989-2989. The Family Reunion was well attended. There was some 1st timers and some old timers. Most of the families were in the area for a week, but a few just got the weekend off. The weather was great so a few side trips were taken to Bar Harbor, Belfast, Camden, Rockland and Bucksport for ice cream. The Bangor Fair, bowling , golfing and of course going out to eat. My 5 month old great grandson ,Grayson Chasteen was the hit of the reunion. Day by Day they started to return to their respective homes, some flying , some driving. Destinations: California, Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mass. Conn. New Hampshire and Florida. Everyone took plenty of pictures, and now we wait another two years and do it all over again!