More from Out and About in Maine

Stories and picture about places we’ve been and people we’ve met in Maine!

A Girl and Her Dog

A hike with Hannah was the best possible way to end a week that didn’t seem as if was ever going to end. Despite the fact that I wanted nothing … Continue reading

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A Field Transformed

I’ve shared pictures of this field before. Here’s it is in June with the Lupine in bloom. The same field yesterday as the sun began to set. BikeMaine, a week-long … Continue reading

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Shorebirds

An entire summer has passed and I’ve just made my first outing to the beach. It’s not as if it’s far away. It’s just that life has been so busy … Continue reading

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Chase’s Daily

Last summer I waxed poetic about the best grilled cheese I’d ever had. Today we returned to Chase’s Daily and the 90-minute drive on a gorgeous September day was worth … Continue reading

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On the Marsh Today

A lull between meetings today had me sitting on the edge of a marsh listening, watching and snapping pictures. Two herons scurried away as I settle in to watch. I … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Ordinary

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Sometimes it’s the truly mundane that catches my eye. The other day, when I was wandering the Incredible Edible Milbridge Market Garden, I spied this absolutely stunning cabbage. Yup, a … Continue reading

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An Evening on Pigeon Hill

The last couple of days have been a little frazzling. My computer died on Wednesday. I knew it was on its way out, but didn’t anticipate having to replace it … Continue reading

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Chasing Rainbows

Hannah and I spied this rainbow when leaving an after work meeting tonight. Generally heading toward home, we followed the rainbow, looking for better views. You can just see the … Continue reading

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Heron Family

I paused this morning to admire a heron family wading in the river shallows of an outgoing tide. The moment made my day. Save

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Osprey Family

Over the past two days I’ve been stalking the Ospreys nesting atop a platform in Whiting. There appear to be three youth with Mama and papa watching over them from … Continue reading

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Panoramic Blueberry Barrens

Despite the fact that it was a hot and muggy day, I talked Hannah into helping me load and haul months worth of recycling to the bins in town. The … Continue reading

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Buttercups!

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Here’s little pop of beauty on this otherwise cold, damp, dreary summer day (I think we hit a high of 60 degrees F). At first glance I thought this was … Continue reading

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July 4 at Eagle Hill

This 4th of July found my family at the top of Eagle Hill in Stueben. We hiked the network of trails with Gidget scampering along. Gidget was a trooper, scaling … Continue reading

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Osprey Sighting

I’ve passed this nest many times over the last few months and finally spied an Osprey perched there today. Given the gray overcast day, the photo isn’t as spectacular as … Continue reading

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Bold Skies Over a Solitary Tree

I so enjoy this solitary pine standing tall over the blueberry barrens. This morning, while the sun was still low, the sky looked so bold and so close. Other solitary … Continue reading

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Early Morning Lupines

Lupines at 5:30 am. Although they’re fading, they’re still beautiful. I can’t get enough of them and they’ll be spent for the season in a manner of days.

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A Favorite View

This is one of my favorite views heading east on US Route 1. There’s something about that road rambling through the barrens and over the hill going to who knows … Continue reading

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A Ride on the Downeast Scenic Railroad

Paul is bit of a train enthusiast so for Father’s Day Hannah and I took him for a ride on the Downeast Scenic Railroad. Yup, we played tourist in our … Continue reading

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Picturesque Pleasant River

The tide was high and the waters still as I headed into work this morning. It was so pretty out that I made quick a detour down to one of … Continue reading

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More Lupines

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Today I was fortunate enough to discover a stand of Lupines edging a field with the river as the backdrop. I want a field of these in my front yard! … Continue reading

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