Growing up on the Back Ridge Rd in E Orland, ME, I lived during the 50 &60's with my family of Gross's. The country farming & millworkers were quite a large world to the 6 year old kid. My Gramp's (Frank P Gross) owned hundreds of acres between Toddy Pond and "the brook", towards the Front Ridge Road. Most of it woodlands & blueberry fields. All that was my play ground, museum, & art lesson.
Usually, my day was full of school & rides on the bus with Ralph…Continue