Category Archives: Deer Isle Maine

On the road again…


Last year, we headed out on our epic road trip on January 1st – the western New Year’s Day.  This year, we headed out on the first day of the Chinese New Year. The year of the Dragon… So – … Continue reading

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Color of the season…


Max and I went for a walk today at one of our favorite places – Mariner’s Park, less than a mile from our house. It was a lovely sunny breezy day here, with temps in the low 60s. Not bad … Continue reading

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Just another rainy Sunday…


I can’t believe it’s been so long since I posted here – especially when I think back to our trip and realize that I wrote almost every day for four months! My last post was at the Summer Solstice in … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice… dog romp… memories…


Summer solstice – longest day of the year. Here in Maine it was absolutely glorious. Dry, sunny, a little breeze to keep the bugs away… Tuesdays are the day when the Quill’s End Farm truck comes to Deer Isle to deliver … Continue reading

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Ginger martinis (at home)…


If you Google “Recipe for Ginger Martinis” my blog post from February 27, 2011 comes up as #8 on the first page. I know because I checked to see what I should serve tomorrow night when four of my friends … Continue reading

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Tumbleweeds ride again


After all those 15,000-plus miles, and my realization that we were just a bunch of tumbleweeds rolling across the US, I decided to get a vanity plate for Tumbleweed… Unfortunately, TMBLWD was already taken – I was stunned that someone … Continue reading

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