Category: Atlantic Ocean

Wave Action at Little Hunter’s Beach

It was a beautiful, cool, crisp morning – perfect weather for a walk to Little Hunter’s Beach. I was armed with a fresh thermos of piping hot coffee to enjoy on the way. The tide was out but the waves were still impressive as… Continue Reading “Wave Action at Little Hunter’s Beach”

Last night’s Full-ish Moon

Funny photographer story about my effort to capture the “Flower Moon:” I’m enjoying revisiting my old haunts this season but missing my husband’s companionship more this time around.  You’d think that after being isolated with each other for a year that the distance would… Continue Reading “Last night’s Full-ish Moon”

Acadia Awakening

Acadian Walk Rocky root-filled trail Winds through the silent forest Peace infuses the air. ~Lynn Thomas Amber I’m back! It’s been three weeks since I once again landed on Mount Desert Island for my summer gig in Acadia National Park. It’s been a busy… Continue Reading “Acadia Awakening”

A Shore Thing

One thing is for “shore” – there’s no shortage of sand, grassy dunes and wide-open sky along the Jersey coast. Everyone who lives in the mid-Atlantic states knows that when talking about the coastal vacation hot spots you are either a Jersey Shore aficionado… Continue Reading “A Shore Thing”

Bay View

In September, my mother and several of her retirement community friends rented a house in Stone Harbor on 121st. That’s just one block from the end of the developed part of Seven Mile Island. I was invited to join them this year and was… Continue Reading “Bay View”

Plover Play

I’m pretty sure these shorebirds are plovers. I might go as far as to say they are possibly juvenile Black-bellied Plovers or non-breeding adults. Chime in here all you bird experts and correct me if I’m wrong please! And inform me how to tell… Continue Reading “Plover Play”

Ghost Crabs

During my week in Stone Harbor this past September, I was thoroughly entertained by these shy creatures as I walked the Stone Harbor Point beach. At low tide, the beach is wide and long and towards the southern most tip of the island the… Continue Reading “Ghost Crabs”

Isle au Haut Family Time

Spending quality time with family is the thing most precious to me.  It sustains me in a way that is indescribable.   Currently, my two grown children live about as far apart as you can get and still be in the lower forty-eight.  One son… Continue Reading “Isle au Haut Family Time”

Life after Acadia

I’ve been back in Vermont since the end of October – enjoying the space and comfort of my home.   I find that it always takes me awhile to “adjust” to life back home and settle into a routine.  This year, that adjustment was complicated… Continue Reading “Life after Acadia”

Sunset in Acadia

The sunrises and sunsets I’ve experienced along the coast of Acadia over the past two seasons will share a place among the fondest memories I will take away with me when I depart here in late October.  Tonight I walked down to the rocks… Continue Reading “Sunset in Acadia”