Dear Sun Spots: To the families of soldiers serving with the 133rd Engineer Company, Charlie Company:

I have seen a video, “Messages to Maine,” with soldiers sending love to their families and friends. There are about a dozen soldiers from the Lewiston area featured in the video. Go to www.strykernews.com and scroll down to Aug. 27, 2004. The second story on that date is Videos 8/27. “Messages to Maine” is the first listed. Enjoy! – Lori Thomas, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Recently, someone wrote to you trying to locate a person to snow blow her driveway. I am also looking for someone to blow my driveway this winter. Should there be someone out there looking for this kind of a job, please call me at (207) 777-5614. Thank you. – No Name, Auburn.

Answer: In addition to responses from readers, try contacting:

Don Castonguay, Lewiston, at (207) 784-8401. Readers looking for snow plowing in the Wales area can contact Dean Hinkley at (207) 375-6163.

Dear Sun Spots: Can you please tell me where I can find the lyrics of “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” from “Kiss Me Kate” by Cole Porter? Thanks. – No Name, Greene.

Answer: In addition to the words below, you might want to contact Carroll’s School and Music Center in Lewiston, (207) 782-2545. While they don’t have it in stock and it doesn’t come in sheet music, it is included in a variety of song selection books, they can order it for you. In addition, perhaps there are readers out there who might be willing to share a copy with you.

The girls today in society Go for classical poetry, So to win their hearts one must quote with ease Aeschylus and Euripides. But the poet of them all Who will start ‘em simply ravin’ Is the poet people call The bard of Stratford-on-Avon. Brush up your Shakespeare, Start quoting him now. Brush up your Shakespeare And the women you will wow. Just declaim a few lines from “Othella” And they think you’re a heckuva fella. If your blonde won’t respond when you flatter ‘er Tell her what Tony told Cleopaterer, And if still, to be shocked, she pretends well, Just remind her that “All’s Well That Ends Well.” Brush up your Shakespeare And they’ll all kowtow. Brush up your Shakespeare, Start quoting him now. Brush up your Shakespeare And the women you will wow. If your goil is a Washington Heights dream Treat the kid to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” If she fights when her clothes you are mussing, What are clothes? “Much Ado About Nussing.” If she says your behavior is heinous Kick her right in the “Coriolanus.” Brush up your Shakespeare And they’ll all kowtow, And they’ll all kowtow, And they’ll all kowtow. Brush up your Shakespeare, Start quoting him now. Brush up your Shakespeare And the women you will wow. Brush up your Shakespeare And they’ll all kowtow,

Dear Sun Spots: If anyone videotaped class night at Mountain Valley High School last June 4, I would be very interested in buying a copy of the tape. Please contact me at (207) 364-8083. Thank you. – Prudence Schofield, Rumford.

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