POST-TROPICAL-STORM-LEE EXITS MAINE. As was the prediction we received a couple of inches of rain from Lee. The rain ended overnight and its still breezy, though the 50 mph gusts never materialized. We neverlost our power.
We’re almost 150 miles inland and that distance usually provides Northern Maine with adequate protection from Tropical systems.
When our boys were young we all took a Hunter Safety course taught by a local lifelong hunter. It was his opinion that anyone going into the woods should carry three compasses. The theory was if you have only one compass you can’t know for sure that it’s working right. If you have two and have they conflict, you won’t know which one is correct. So, by having three, you benefit from majority rule.
In Aroostook County, there’s an expression, “If a little bit’s good, a lots gotta be better.” Folk wisdom distills itself down in mysterious ways.