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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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New Year’s Day at Corea Heath

On this first day of 2015, we recognized the holiday with an outing to Corea Heath. In deference to Hannah, our walking wounded, we walked a short trail bordered by … Continue reading

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Walking Corea Heath

I’m feeling a bit panicky that summer has passed me by before I had a chance to enjoy it. After a morning of chores that included the exciting jobs of … Continue reading

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Klondike Mountain Hike

Klondike Mountain. The name leads you to think of something monumental and intimidating. We discovered that Maine’s Klondike Mountain is neither of those things. Today, as part of my “homecation” … Continue reading

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COLD Day For a Hike at Petit Manan

Yesterday, when it was somewhat moderate outside, Hannah asked if we could go for a hike today. Today turned out to be a frigid 27 degrees with a crisp breeze … Continue reading

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Columbus Day at Ingersoll Point

After sticking close to home working and puttering this weekend, Hannah and I got out and about today. We picked up lunch on the go and went to hike the … Continue reading

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Great Wass

My body still achy from gathering wood yesterday, I suggested a hike on Great Wass Island as a way of getting out of more wood gathering today. Great Wass Island … Continue reading

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Indian Point Preserve

Today was an Ellsworth run day – a town with stoplights 40 minutes away. The errand list included L.L. Bean, Reny’s, Tractor Supply, WalMart, two shoe stores, etc. – to … Continue reading

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Sunday Pigeon Hill Hike

pigeon hill panorama 2013

Late this afternoon, the gray drizzly clouds that lingered all day moved on. I talked Hannah and Paul into an impromptu hike up Pigeon Hill. This is the first time … Continue reading

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Hike to Schoodic Head

Family at the top of Schoodic Head

Paul has been on a fitness kick lately. He’s eating better and is making exercise a regular part of his routine. And it shows – he weighs less now than … Continue reading

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The Pike Lands

On this crystal clear Sunday, we went for a family hike. Usually it’s just Hannah and I, but Paul opted to tag along when I promised it wouldn’t be a … Continue reading

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Hollingsworth Trail Hike

It’s been a while since Hannah and I have gone for a hike. Either I’ve been over-subscribed with work (actually a good thing!) or the weather has been crappy. Today, … Continue reading

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Morning Pigeon Hill Hike

Hannah and I were up and out early this morning for our first of the season hike up Pigeon Hill. We’d planned this for tomorrow, but the weather forecast turned on us … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing the Back 40

With the second storm in as many days bearing down us, Hannah and I broke out the snowshoes for a morning excursion on the Back 40. Our hike starts here … Continue reading

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A Very Cold Hike Up Catherine’s Mountain

hike up Catherine's Mountain

This morning, the day after Christmas, it seemed as if we were settling in to be couch potatoes. It was brrrr cold, but sunny – the calm before tomorrow’s storm … Continue reading

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From The Top of Pigeon Hill

Susan and Hannah on Pigeon Hill

Last night’s hard frost gave way to a beautiful, crisp autumn day. Hannah and I enjoyed the day with our annual hike up Pigeon Hill. This is Petit Manan Light … Continue reading

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Cadillac Mountain Drive

Mom and Roo Self Portait at Blue Hill Overlook

Day six of my homecation took us to Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park. Paul agreed to come with Hannah and I because I promised no forced marches – just … Continue reading

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Bog Brook Cove Hike

Two seals on the rocks

Day three of my homecation involved a mother-daughter hike to Bog Brook Cove in Cutler, Maine. The hike out to the coast took us through a variety of terrains – … Continue reading

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Frenchman’s Bay Hike

Countryside in Hancock Point

Today started my homecation. A vacation where home is your base for fun and no work. I have carefully guarded my schedule for the coming week so that Hannah and … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day

Hannah talked us into taking the day off from home and farm projects. She wanted to spend the day at the beach. I know that Paul is not content lounging … Continue reading

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