DEAR SUN SPOTS: First of all, I would like to tell you how much I enjoy reading Sun Spots and how helpful Sun Spots has been over the years, which is why I’m writing today. I am writing in response to the person who wrote in Sun Spots on Nov. 11 about getting a lamp repaired. I found my handyman from Sun Spots years ago. He has repaired more than one of my lamps.

His name is Dean Hinkley; he is from Wales and his phone number is 375-6163. He plows my driveway in the winter and mows my lawn in the summer. He also does various home repairs, tree trimming and any other odd jobs. I strongly recommend him to anyone looking for someone who provides these services. He does outstanding work and is extremely courteous. Keep up the good work. Thank you. — Mrs. J. B. King, Lewiston

DEAR SUN SPOTS: For the reader from Poland who was interested in smokeless, dripless candles: If you store candles in the freezer (or just freeze them overnight before using) they will smoke less, drip less and burn longer. Also, has this reader tried the little electric candles? The new ones use LED technology and look quite realistic. They do not smoke, drip or create a fire hazard. Love your column — keep up the good work! — Chris, Monmouth

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I just wanted to let you know that Hair at Home is still around. I have talked with you in the past, and you have recommended me. I am still very busy, but I hope I can help those who want their hair done at home. If you can put my name back out there, I will do the best I can to help all. Call Lynn at 782-1271 or 754-9805 (cell). Thanks for your support, and I love this column! — Linda Eberhard

DEAR SUN SPOTS: For the lady who wanted her hair done at home, I provide that service. Call me at 577-7507. — Renee Bosse

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Someone inquired about a deer farm in your column Thursday. I believe they were referring to the deer farm on the River Road in Greene that used to be at the farm at the corner of River Road and Meadow Road. The deer were not the common whitetail and were raised for meat commercially. The deer have been gone for a few years. — Marilyn, No Town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In Greene on the Merrill Road at the Valentine farm there used to be a deer farm. — Jwoo, Turner

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This letter is in response to a letter published on Dec. 5. No Name in Farmington was looking for sheet music for the song “Angels Among Us.” Your answer was good, but limited. There are places that No Name can write to for information on that song. Among those places are:

Bagaduce Music Lending Library, P.O. Box 829, Blue Hill, ME 04614, 374-5454, www.bagaducemusic.org

Chatfield Brass Band Music Lending Library, 81 Library Lane, P.O. Box 578, Chatfield, MN 55923, 507-867-3275, www.chatfieldband.lib.mn.us, e-mail [email protected]

Iowa/Midwest Music Heritage Museum, Library and Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 368, Carlisle, IA 50047-0368, www.cmshowcase.org/doorway.htm

Music Library and Sound Recordings Archive, William J. Jerome, Third Floor, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0179, 419-372-2307, fax 419-372-2499, www.bgsu.edu/college/library/music/

National Sheet Music Society, 1597 Fair Park Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90041-2255. Hope this helps! — Sheila Giffin, Wilton

ANSWER: Thank you for the detailed response. No Name will undoubtedly be glad to hear that she can use the U.S. mail or a phone rather than the Internet to get her music.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Please add my name to your list of people who do alterations. Call 783-7623 for pricing; pickup and delivery available. Thank you for your great service. I read you everyday. Thank you. — Anita, Lewiston

DEAR SUN SPOTS: For Doris, No Town, If your readers are looking for the netting to make net scrubbers, it can be found at Craft Mania in Auburn. We now have it in three-inch-wide spools as well as the 45-inch bolts sold by the yard. — Craft Mania, Auburn

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