A winter outing

By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 20, 2010

If you are not in a hurry, then chat up the owner about real-estate, which it seems is her other specialty. The housing market was another ideal that disappointed — a can't-miss investment that missed badly. If you are forgoing the comforts of home for the difficulties of a picnic, maybe it's because of the cruddy kitchen and absent patio in your rental. If the economy double-dips and foreclosures pick up again, we may all end up eating outside — in which case the Picnic Basket will really come in handy.

Brian Duff can be reached at bduff@une.edu.

PICNIC BASKET | 494 Stevens Ave, Portland | Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm; Sat 8:30 am-4 pm | 207.772.1880

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