The things you learn listening to the Blowtorch of Downeast Maine, AM 1370 WDEA! The 3rd Saturday of April, which is today, April 16th is National Husband Appreciation Day!

Now before everyone goes crazy, yes, there is a National Wife Appreciation Day, which is the 3rd Saturday of September, which this year is September 17th!

So, now I just have to figure out how to get my wife to figure out it's National Husband Appreciation Day! I think when she asks me to wash the kitchen floor I'll just say but it's National Husband Appreciation Day. I already know what she'll say, Husband, I'll Appreciate It if You'll Wash the Kitchen Floor!"

See how we'll be celebrating?!

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25 Town Name Origins of Penobscot County

There's a lot of history to uncover in Maine's origins. Check out this information found from the University of Maine Digital Commons that researched Penobscot County's towns and the origins of these names. This research helps us build the story of the origins of the place we live here in the State of Maine.