The Maine Diaries

2019 Epilogue 

I got an email from Ollie at Windward Cottages. The subject line said “left in cottage.” I thought “what could we possibly have left? I thought we did a “last sweep” and…

 Beating Dorian 

All week I watched the path of hurricane Dorian. I wondered if we would get stuck in the hurricane – or it’s aftermath – on our way home. We didn’t. Leaving yesterday was smart. We had…

The Big One 

Today is our last full day in Maine. That means two things: The last hike and the “special” dinner.   For the hike we chose my favorite: The Jordan Pond. This…

We’re starting to think about home

We’re starting to think about home – both sad to see our vacation ending and glad to be back in our own beds.  After yesterday’s long hike, we opted for…

Labor Day 

It was supposed to rain today so we didn’t plan a hike. Instead, we planned a trip to the new Bar Harbor Historical Society’s new home – currently being used as the fundraiser design…

Joseph and I eased into the day

Joseph and I eased into the day. Ollie stopped over and asked us if we wanted to go lobstering with him; he was leaving in about a half-hour.  I wanted to go,…

Sunset on Schoodic 

This is one of my favorite days – the Schoodic Peninsula trip. It focused on going to Mass at the tiny but oh-so-charming St. Margaret Church on Grindstone Neck in Winter Harbor…

The weather is back to perfect …

The weather is back to perfect – about 75 degrees and sunny with a gentle breeze. This is Maine to me, and I love it. We had an easy morning of reading…
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