Dear Sun Spots: The reader seeking silhouettes might consider contacting The Winfield Collection,, 800-946-3435, 3150 Owen Road, Fenton, MI 48430-3428. It offers a variety of patterns and projects, among them The Winfield Collection Yard Shadows with more than 170 designs. You can request a catalogue to learn about their products. Hopefully this will help this reader and others seeking silhouettes for their lawn. – R.L.G., Dixfield.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for a store that sells Instant Nescafe decaffeinated coffee. I have had no luck at Shaw’s or Hannaford. I was purchasing it at Future Foods in Mechanic Falls but they no longer carry it. Any help would be appreciated. – No Name, No Town.

In addition to responses from readers, Sun Spots located a 7-oz. jar of Nescafe Taster’s Choice, decaffeinated, at the Auburn Hannaford store for $8.99. In addition you might consider checking out Parthenon Foods at Located at 9131 W. Cleveland Ave., West Allis, WI 53227 (414-321-5522 or toll free at 877-301-5522), it offers a 200 gram jar for $13.99. You might also try contacting the customer service departments at both your local Hannaford’s and Shaw’s to see if they might be able to order this item for you.

Dear Sun Spots: In response to the Faithful Reader in Buckfield’s request on April 2 for assistance with 24-exposure film that was stuck in their camera: They can go to Photo Finish at the Auburn Mall, 783-3354. It has a full-service photo lab and great customer service staff. If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact me at 784-7351. – Rachel Pratt, Auburn.

Sun Spots spoke with Scott Powers, a technician at Photo Finish, who says they should be able to get your film out. Powers says it’s not a major operation. They are open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Dear Sun Spots: I read your column every day. You have helped many people in the past. This time, I’m seeking your assistance.

I was given a very old school clock. It may date back to the 1930s, 1940s or 1950s but needs repair. It was made by Company 18, The Standard Electric Time Co. of Springfield, Mass. I may be reached via mail at 32½ Bartlett St., Apt. 2, Lewiston, ME 04243. – Gerard Tibbetts, Lewiston.

You might consider contacting Rohman Clockworks at 721 Lake St., Auburn. They repair antique and modern clocks, including cuckoo clocks and grandfather clocks. For more information or to set up an appointment with them, please call 784-1211.

Dear Sun Spots: I have called psychic Janice Myers several times, leaving my phone number and name on her voice mail. I never receive a return call. I wonder why? – No Name, No Town.

Sun Spots readers have written in about this in previous columns and were advised that Myers did not take calls until after the month of December. If you’ve called around that time and not received a return call, you might consider calling her again. If you receive no response, perhaps it’s time to find another psychic.

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