Tag Archives: Maine

Winter in Winter Harbor

Black Friday, and we were up and out early. Our destination was not the sales and bargains the day after Thanksgiving is known for, but Schoodic Peninsula, an odd disconnected portion of Acadia National Park. Our goal was a walk … Continue reading

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Murphy visits for the Fourth of July

All across America July Fourth is celebrated with flags proudly flying, fireworks, parades and picnics. In Otter Creek the stars and stripes line the street at one home, red white and blue streamers festoon the door of another. The long … Continue reading

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Cherry Blues

Kingfisher, osprey, Canadian Geese, Labrador gulls, Bald eagles, Cedar waxwings, sunshine but no shad. We came to Cherryfield for an extended deep breath. We sit in the sun, coffees at our sides, it is 7 :30 am. We yoga-ed facing … Continue reading

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Sea Salt turns to Zea Salt

This may be the last salt batch of the year. Days are warmer and the wood stove may soon be getting cold. We only make Zea Salt when we are running the wood stove to heat the house. It is … Continue reading

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Help name this kitty

He was found in a blizzard in Northern Maine, outside the police station of a small town on the Canadian border. This was one the wildest blizzards in years, with record-breaking precipitation and high winds. Over one hundred miles to … Continue reading

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Oysters Oysters Oysters

Maine Destination: Pemaquid Oyster Festival Oyster Festival, cocktail sauce not allowed. Glidden Point Oysters, firm, crisp, as tangy as the water they were raised in– and as many as I wanted to eat! How many was that? About 16, 12 … Continue reading

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