DEAR SUN SPOTS: I am getting ready to move to a smaller home. I have seen in Sun Spots before that there are organizations that have plant sales in the spring, but I do not remember who they are. I have three house plants that I will not have room for in my new home. I have two golden pothos philodendrons and one arrowhead philodendron. They are the perfect kind of plant to take cuttings from to make new plants. I would like to donate these plants to anyone that would like them. I can be reached at — Rose, Auburn

ANSWER: Ms. Sun Spots has been growing philodendrons for decades. They are hardy, elegant and easy to care for.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Minot Historical Society is set to host two open house afternoons at the Elijah Jones House, 493 Center Minot Road. The dates are Sept. 24 and Oct. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. The house was built as the parsonage for the Rev. Elijah Jones and his family. The society has been restoring, furnishing and displaying memorabilia. The collection of Marge Downing will be on display. This scrapbook collection of Minot news items goes back into the 1950s. Also, books about Minot schools, farms and families compiled by Lucille Hemond Hodgdon will be on display. Light refreshments will be served. The society continues to collect, preserve and share many historical record books, letters and interesting memories of the Minot area. We look forward to sharing with you. — Sylvia Bosse, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: My name is Don Robitaille, 92 years young and an avid cyclist from Lewiston. A podcast of my cross-county solo bike trips and stories was recently released on The director of the podcast is Seth Balliett of Scarborough, and the podcast lasts about an hour, with pictures. — Don, Lewiston

ANSWER: Readers might remember Don as the cheerleader with the cowbell at the Bates College basketball games. He is indeed a character.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Love your column. It is helpful in so many ways. I would like to tell people about a service that I have seriously missed, but is still available in Paris, Maine. I do not like pumping my own gas. I miss having an attendant do that. The Shell station on Route 26 in Paris has eight full-service pumps, and a smiling attendant will fill your tank. I am willing to pay a few cents more for that service. — Barbara, Norway

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