Dear Sun Spots: I used to watch Tim Sample and a lady cook, I believe on Maine Public Broadcasting Station. I have not seen it in months. Are they still on and if so when and where? – T. Woodcock, Farmington.

Answer: In addition to responses from readers, Sun Spots spoke with a representative at Maine Public Broadcasting who said you should check out the Maine PBS Web site at www.mpbc.org. Click on “What’s For Suppah?” and in the left hand corner of your screen, you’ll note “Learn About the Show.” It’ll list the episodes. If you pick the one you would like you can then call Audience Services for a copy of that particular episode. The cost is $25.30.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for a woodworking tool called a tenon cutter used to reduce the ends of dowels from 7/16 to 3/8. Thank you. – No Name, No Town.

Answer: In addition to responses from readers, Sun Spots checked in with Western Tool, 1120 Center St., Auburn, ME 04510-6528, (207) 783-2899, who say while they don’t have the size you’re seeking, they could order this for you. They are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sun Spots also checked with the Augusta branch who say they carry a Delta Tenon Jig that you should be able to use. You may contact them at 246 Western Ave., Augusta, ME 04330-4944, (207) 621-4110. Both stores are open the same hours. In addition you might like to check with Woodworkers Supply of New Mexico. They may be reached at (800) 645-9292 or via their Web site at www.woodworker.com.

Dear Sun Spots: I wanted to write and thank your readers for sending me their Box Tops For Education for Turner Elementary school. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. We are still trying to reach our goal of $1,000. We have collected $816 so far. If anyone has any that they can donate, they can be mailed to me, Laurie Labbe, 5 Brookfield Estate, Turner, ME 04282. – L. L., Turner.

Dear Sun Spots: I am in need of a black or black and silver chain for a necklace. Would anyone have one they no longer need. Thanks so much. I can be reached at (207) 353-8260. – C. Gorey, Lisbon Falls.

Dear Sun Spots: For No Name in Auburn looking for places to go line dancing:

Please add our group to your list of country line dancing. The D&D Dancers meet every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall in Lewiston. For more information phone Denise at (207) 783-8560 or Dolly at (207) 786-0003. Happy dancing! – Denise Hebert, Lewiston.

* Readers interested in donating old reading glasses can do so at the collection box sites provided in Tuesday’s column. The Lions Club at 277 Lincoln Street is no longer accepting them and was incorrectly included with the list.

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