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Exploring McClellan with Gidget

A crisp November afternoon found Hannah, Gidget, and me at McClellan Park. We’d planned to walk the short trails but instead spent the afternoon scrambling across the rocks; a picture … Continue reading

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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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Blueberry Hound

This year, the blueberry crop around the pond is especially good – probably because I’ve kept the chicken’s in their coop since we rebuilt their run. I got to the … Continue reading

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The Beginning of a Friendship?

This morning, with little fanfare, I spied Gidget and Cinder sharing the same space. No  barking, no hissing. This is a first! Miss Kitty submitted to gentle sniffing and snuffling. … Continue reading

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On Top of the World

In Maine, sweatshirt weather in February calls for a celebration. This morning found both Hannah and I dragging. It was 2:30 a.m. before I made it to bed following the … Continue reading

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Catching Gold Fever

Gold fever has taken over at our house, in school, and in our community. Hannah’s high school girls basketball team is going to the state championships (class “c”) in Augusta … Continue reading

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The Power of the Cookie on a Snowy Walk

Gidget on a Snowy Day

A walk on Friday during Snow Day No. 2 was full of joy for Gidget. She romped and played running circles around me until she ventured too far ahead. View … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

In our house, it seems that it’s only a matter of time before our loved ones are labeled with nicknames. Hannah was just a wee one when she became Roo … Continue reading

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A New Normal

Gidget at 6 months

It’s hard to believe that Gidget has been with us for four months now. This little ball of fluff with the perpetually bad hair day is closing in on seven … Continue reading

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Winter’s First Big Snow

I knew that winter weather would catch up with us sooner or later. Today we got our first measurable snowfall of the season here along the coast. No one in … Continue reading

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A Gidget Puppy Ornament

A Gidget Puppy will grace our Christmas tree this year along with a Much Loved Ginger Beast ornament. If only there was a way I could depict her in constant … Continue reading

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Our Annual Pigeon Hill Hike +1

Hannah and I made our annual hike up Pigeon Hill today. This is usually a mother-daughter trip, although last year we convinced Paul to come along. This year little Gidget … Continue reading

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Chasing Leaves

What better fun than chasing leaves on a windy autumn day. Leaves tumbling musically along, taking flight and changing directions are a simple delight that brings such joy.

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Those Ears!

Hannah and I hoped that Gidget would keep her floppy ears. However, at 14 weeks, it’s pretty obvious that isn’t going to be the case. She’s got this one ear … Continue reading

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A Spectacular Sunday

Today was one of those unexpected, spectacular, throw open your windows kind of days. And in mid-October, it could be the last one of the season. It was the kind … Continue reading

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Gidget Goes to Schoodic

We had a family outing to Schoodic Point this afternoon. You’ll see no pictures of Hannah because she enjoyed the view from the backseat of the car with her iTunes. … Continue reading

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Walking with Gidget

Yorkie chasing ducks into the pond

Walking with Gidget is an adventure. We live in the woods at the end of a dead-end road so we let Gidget freely walk with us. She meanders left and … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Greenhouse

The day was sunny and cool, a high of 60. Yet, inside the greenhouse, even with the door and a vent open, the temperature was 80 degrees. I spent the … Continue reading

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Too Short a Weekend

It was a spectacular weekend here in Downeast Maine. I had plans to attend the Common Ground Fair, one of my absolute favorite things to do. Yet, when it came … Continue reading

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A Cute Battle of Wills

Gidget the Schnorkie

This is one of my favorite pictures of Gidget. As she was sleeping, I tip-toed over and just as I snapped the pic with my iPhone, her eyes popped open. … Continue reading

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