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Late August, After Vacation, Busy Busy Busy

Late August, After Vacation, Busy Busy Busy

Late August Early. I was up early this morning. For the first time in weeks I don’t have anywhere I have to go this morning. No appointments or meetings, of which I’ve had a lot of these days. It’s late August but feels like September already. When I went out at 5:45 am it was 39°. That’s crazy. I’ve been closing the high tunnel at night since Friday to ripen tomatoes before I need to pull the plants to make…

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Egg Rock Light – Seal Pups & Lobsters

Egg Rock Light – Seal Pups & Lobsters

Egg Rock Light House We’ve been to Egg Rock Light House before but we enjoy the ride and the wildlife we see so much we went back again on our anniversary weekend. This was part of the lobster tour out of Bar Harbor. Steve grew up lobstering so it wasn’t anything new to him but for me, in spite of marrying into a lobstering family decades ago, it was a first.  (We also went to Asticou Azalea Garden.) Harbor Seals…

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Turkey Hunting Takes Patience

Turkey Hunting Takes Patience

Turkey Hunting Takes Patience Turkey hunting takes patience. I can’t stress that enough. All hunting out here in the woods, where wild game is scarce compared to other states, takes patience. Winters have been hard on the local rafters and the numbers are down. We’re not hunting for them here for two reasons – it’s almost easier to find unicorns, and leaving them alone to repopulate is the right thing for us. We’re hunting no less than 20 miles from…

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