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Autumn Barrens in the Mist

Autumn blueberry barrens on a misty morning in October.

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Sunrise Over The Falls

At quarter past seven this morning at the boat landing in Columbia Falls, the sun was shining warmly on the falls. It was peaceful, the mist rising quietly. A lovely … Continue reading

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Autumn Along the Narraguagus

Feeling the need to get off our behinds and fit in some physical activity, Hannah and I went for a walk along the Narraguagus River this afternoon. A short trail … 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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View of Mount Desert Island

The 40-minute drive to Ellsworth (the closest town with a stoplight) takes us along U.S. Route 1. There is a stretch in Sullivan where you can see Mount Desert Island … 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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Hot July Sunsets

July Sunset

With the end of the weekend, so went the hot and humid conditions. Rarely do we endure such uncomfortable weather as we have the last four days. Summer along the … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

In 1776 John Adams wrote of Independence Day: It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of … Continue reading

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Route 9 Panoramas

Pictures from Route 9 also known as the Airline Road from a couple of weeks ago. At certain points along the way the vistas are stunning.

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Reappearance of the Sun

the sun after hurricane Sandy

The sun is finally making an appearance after five days of doom and gloom associated with Hurricane Sandy. Yippee! I am ever so grateful that Maine was only touched lightly … Continue reading

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Autumn Marsh

Narraguagus River Marsh

The marsh grasses turning color with the Autumn season have a beauty all their own.

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October Blueberry Barrens

Autumn Blueberry Barrens

One of the most beautiful sights you will find Downeast are the blueberry barrens in October. Lush, vibrant carpets of red fill the countryside like patchwork quilts. This picture is … Continue reading

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Autumn River View

Pleasant River in Addison, Maine

Autumn view of Pleasant River in Addison, Maine.

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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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The Colors of Harvest

Flowers in a Pepsi crate

On this last day of summer, we traveled to the Common Ground Fair – one of the highlights of the year for us. It’s billed: A celebration of rural living … Continue reading

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Schoodic Point Picnic

Prospect Harbor Lighthouse

Homecation Day 8. It was a gorgeous day so we packed a picnic and took it to the Schoodic Peninsula which is part of Acadia National Park where we were … 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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Downeast Blueberry Harvest

the blueberry harvest in downeast maine

This time of year the blueberry barrens in Downeast Maine become a sea of blue. The normally quiet countryside becomes a flurry of activity as the harvest comes in. Harvested … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Sunset

a winter evening sunset in Maine
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Snowshoeing Through Narnia

Overnight Mother Nature dropped eight inches of snow resulting in Snow Day #2 of the year. Once the front moved out, Hannah and I strapped on our snowshoes and headed … Continue reading

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