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Spring on Deer Isle

hannah playing softball

This morning, we made a spur of the moment decision to trek to Deer Isle and watch Hannah’s first high school softball game. The guilt over abandoning the work on … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Lubec

Following our hike at the Pike Lands on Sunday, we spent a little time browsing Lubec. Lubec is the eastern most point in the United States. You’ll find some of … 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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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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Sandy River Beach Outing

After spending yesterday morning thoroughly scrubbing the chicken coop from top-to-bottom, Hannah and I decided we deserved a bit of fun. Although the day was a little overcast, we drove … 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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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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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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The Trouble with Country Living

felling maples

Do you know what is the trouble with country living? It’s not the pot holey gravel road on which we live. It’s not our looong pot holey gravel drive to … Continue reading

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As East as it Gets

View from South Lubec Road

The view from South Lubec Road in Lubec, Maine. The storm clouds from last night are finally heading out. Campobello Island (Canada) is visible across the Quoddy Narrows. This spot … Continue reading

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Our Little Patch of Waterfront Property

I often talk about our little patch of woods. What you might not know is that we have waterfront property on a tidal river. This little patch of waterfront property … Continue reading

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Quintessential Autumn Day

Pulling Traps in Narraguagus Bay

I abandoned my computer for a couple of hours this afternoon to enjoy a quintessential autumn day. Here are a few of the keepers from my pics.

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All’s Well that Ends Well on the End of Summer Beach Trip

I played hookey today and took Hannah and her friend “M” to the beach for the day. We went to Roque Bluffs and we were the only folks on the … Continue reading

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Annual Mother Daughter Pigeon Hill Hike!

being silly

Today was beautiful – almost autumn like – cool temperatures with big puffy clouds. Hannah and I made our annual hike to the top of Pigeon Hill. The exercise drove … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bar Harbor

The Margaret Todd Leaving Bar Harbor

After a meeting in Bar Harbor today I paused for a moment to snap a couple of pictures. This is the Margaret Todd, a four-masted windjammer heading out of the … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Farmer’s Market

Market Flowers

Saturdays in the the summer we make a habit of visiting the Milbridge Farmers Market. There are so many things we enjoy purchasing at the market that we’ve set a … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July!

Roque Bluffs State Park Maine

A promised trip to the beach for the Fourth of July proved the resiliency of youth. While mom sat bundled up. Thank goodness for the emegency Pooh car blanket. The … Continue reading

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