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Barred Owl on the Barrens

If you’ve been visiting me here at my Downest Thunder Farm blog for any length of time, you know I’m passionate about owls. I have yearned to capture one on … 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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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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Magnificent Morning on the Barrens

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I’m not sure if this front over the blueberry barrens this morning was moving in or moving out, but the expansive barren in bloom with bees a buzzing was a … Continue reading

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Days Like This

It’s days like this that reward us for surviving seven months of heating season (aka winter). We’re officially off the wood boiler for the season. It’s days like this that … Continue reading

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Solitary Tree Through the Fog

Sunrise on a foggy morning left an eerie light over my solitary tree standing watch over the barrens.

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Blame it On the Moon

Blame it on the moon. That’s what I said when I arrived to work later than planned this morning. When I saw the full moon behind the mist over frosty … Continue reading

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Autumn Barrens

This is one of my favorite views in Downeast Maine – Chandler Bay from the Mason Bay Road in Jonesport. It doesn’t matter what the weather, the view of the … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susans on the Barrens

Driving through the Downeast Maine countryside today, I was struck by the way wild Black-Eyed Susan flowers framed this blueberry barren in yellow. Upon closer look the barren greens fade … Continue reading

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Enter Autumn

On this first day of autumn, the trees are just beginning to blush, but the blueberry barrens are racing towards full-color. As much as I fought the finality of summer, … Continue reading

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An August Maine Monday

August’s last Monday morning began in a cloak of fog yielding to a quintessential summer day.

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Autumn Barrens in the Mist

Autumn blueberry barrens on a misty morning in October.

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Bees in the Barrens

The bees are back – a sure sign of spring in Downeast Maine. Bee keepers have deposited their hives all across the region to pollinate the blueberry bushes. Everywhere you … Continue reading

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Burning Barrens

The burning of blueberry barrens is a symbol of spring in Downeast Maine. Blueberry fields are periodically burned to prune the plants and keep pests in check. It’s a sight … Continue reading

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