Category: Lifestyle

Winter Harbor Ferry

A couple of weeks ago on one of my day’s off, the forecast was predicting record high temperatures and a heat index over 90 degrees. I decided the best place to be in that kind of heat was on the water! During my 3… Continue Reading “Winter Harbor Ferry”

Relaxing Day Off Hike

I have found that my third season here at Acadia has changed my perspective with regard to my day off excursions. I no longer feel the need cram as much hiking and biking in as before – always seeking out that one trail I… Continue Reading “Relaxing Day Off Hike”

Gorham Mt. View

Yesterday after work I had time to do one of my favorite short hikes – a 4 mile round-trip trek – up Gorham Mountain from my campsite. As I was descending the summit, I caught sight of this lone sailboat (minus the sails!) slowly… Continue Reading “Gorham Mt. View”

Photo a Day 7.22.21

Today, Jim and I biked two different loops on the carriage road system here in Acadia National Park. Our first ride was around the Amphitheater Loop starting at the Brown Mountain Gate parking area. It’s about a 5 mile loop starting and ending at… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.22.21”

Photo a Day 7.22.21

My husband surprised me on Tuesday by leaving a message on my phone saying that he was on his way for a visit! He’ll be staying for a bit and his first full day here we took a walk on part of the carriage… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.22.21”

Airstream Fun!

Spring has begun here in Vermont with the arrival of some feathered friends. In the past several days, I’ve listened to the melody of a song sparrow, heard the musical trill of Red-winged Blackbirds adjacent to the ponds up the road, watched an Eastern… Continue Reading “Airstream Fun!”

Sounds of Spring

Sights and Sounds of Spring Meltwater trickles Along the mud-covered road A burbling river. ~ Lynn Thomas Amber Yesterday, the sun was shining brightly, warming the spring air and lighting up the forest. I found that I had a little extra bounce in my… Continue Reading “Sounds of Spring”

Sleigh ride

Recently, we’ve been getting eggs from our good friend Bill – whose chickens have returned to a more regular laying schedule. Since we were down to 1 egg in the refrigerator this morning, Jim called Bill to see if we could swing by and… Continue Reading “Sleigh ride”

March in Vermont

A week into March here in Vermont and I’m feeling hopeful! 🙂 I get this adrenaline rush every year about this time after a long winter of snow and cold temperatures. This year, the long winter included isolation due to the pandemic – so… Continue Reading “March in Vermont”

Cabin Fever Excursions

As we approach the end of February, my cabin fever temperature continues to rise! To lower my homebound temperature and raise my spirits, we embarked on two road trips this past week. The first adventure was a true road excursion (with a short snowshoe… Continue Reading “Cabin Fever Excursions”