Dear Sun Spots: First of all, let me thank you for your informative column; it’s great.

Now, my question: I want to know if someone in the Rumford and Mexico area gives guitar lessons? – J.G.G., No Town.

In addition to responses from readers, Everyday Music Co., 205 Broadway, Farmington, offers guitar lessons. Classes are held four days a week, Monday through Thursday, between 2 and 6:30 p.m., and offered as half-hour or full-hour classes, costing $13 per half-hour or $25 per hour. You may contact them at 778-3483 to schedule a class that fits your schedule. They are open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

Dear Sun Spots: I have dry eyes for which I use hot water wash cloth. Am I safe to use the water in this way? Also, I’ve been using my spring water to brush my teeth. Is city water safe to brush one’s teeth with? – No Name, Lewiston.

In addition to responses from readers, Sun Spots would strongly urge you to please talk this over with your primary care doctor, optometrist and dentist.

Dear Sun Spots: We are looking for 2007 calendars for our residents. Please call 784-3573, ext. 134. Thank you. – Clover Activities, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: I need an address for Boston Mutual Life Insurance?

Also, I have a box of plastic canvas items, not completed, along with a pattern book, free for whoever comes to take it. I also have a porch swing frame that is all good but needs a cushion for free. And lastly, I could use some new books to swap for mine. Please call 782-6953 before 10:30 a.m. or after 5 p.m. – No Name, No Town.

In addition to responses from readers, Boston Mutual Life Insurance Co. may be reached at 120 Royall St., Canton, MA 02021-109, or via the Web at or via their toll free number at 800-669-2668.

Dear Sun Spots: Thank you so much for all the information you provide to your readers. Once again I am seeking your help.

I am looking for complete instructions for making a mitten that is double thickness when finished. A very nice lady at the store told me how to start the mitten but I would like to know the way to continue after doing the cuff. The pattern included knit and purl but you only slipped the purl stitch each time, instead of actually doing a purl.

Anyone who knows of this pattern may reach me at 933-4229. I can pick up the pattern or reimburse the postage if they choose to mail it. Thanks again. – Sandy Porter, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: We are looking for entertainers to sing, play music at Clover Health Care. Additionally, if you have gone on a trip and want to share your slide show with the residents they would sure be appreciative. This would also be a wonderful opportunity to help anyone in practicing public speaking, performance in a caring environment. Please call us at Clover Activities at 784-3573, ext. 134. – Clover Activities, Auburn.

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