Tag Archives: Maine scenery
Autumn blueberry barrens on a misty morning in October.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
The marsh grasses turning color with the Autumn season have a beauty all their own.
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
Autumn view of Pleasant River in Addison, Maine.
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
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
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
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
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