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Byline: Emma Bouthillette
Aug. 07--PORTLAND -- Barbara Adrian was all about the little things in life. On Saturday, her husband of 35 years, Larry Adrian, remembered how she taught him to slow down and pay attention to those little things.
She also taught their children, Michela and Alex, and numerous students to appreciate not only the big picture, but the smallest plants, rocks or the tiny creatures hiding under those rocks, too. Mrs. Adrian, a former biology and chemistry teacher, died Thursday of breast cancer. She was 58. "She had a contagious love of outdoors and science," her husband said. In the 10 years she taught at Portland and Deering high …