Kerri Poulin of New Portland is planning a big wedding. She’s the youngest of ten and her fiancÃ© has a big family too. “It’s been kind of stressful. I’ve already got our DJ, but that’s about it, ” said Poulin.Most of the planning is her responsibility, because her fiancÃ© is working on a different kind of mission.”He’s currently deployed in Afghanistan.”So Poulin brought friends, co-workers and family to the Bangor Bridal Show on Sunday to help her out. The bridal show is packed with wedding professionals. It’s designed to be a one-stop shop for brides who still have a lot on their to-do lists.”They have no idea what they’re doing or how to start and they really do get relaxed. They come in and they say, ‘Oh well, we can go around and get all these great ideas, ’” said Joan Montgomery, Owner of Maine Wedding Association.Poulin looked at dress boutiques, she got her hair done, and she made sure to have some fun with the girls along the way.After making the rounds, she had a bag full of brochures and information to look through.”I got a lot of good ideas. I took pictures on my phone of some stuff that I liked, ” said Poulin.She still has plenty of time. Her wedding isn’t until October 2014. But if the pin she wears on all of her clothes is any indication, there’s another date she’s looking forward to as well.She said, “I can’t wait. I just can’t wait for him to come home.”
At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the
computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "If GM had kept up with
technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25.00
cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon."
In response to Bill's comments, General Motors issued a press release
stating: If GM had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be
driving cars with the following characteristics (and I just love this part):
1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a day.
2. Every time they repainted the lines in the road, you would have to buy a