Category: Maine

Deer Isle Day Trip

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for 2021 predicted summer weather for New England, which includes Maine, would bring above-average rainfall and cooler than average temperatures. I would say this prophecy definitely came to fruition! The photo above gives a good indication of the type of… Continue Reading “Deer Isle Day Trip”

Photo a Day 7.28.21

With company over the past week, it’s been hard to find time to post. So, you get two-in-one today! Jim and I hiked part way up Beech Mountain last night to try and catch the sunset. The trail that winds up the mountain high… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.28.21”

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”

Photo a Day 7.14.21

Yesterday, I just never got enough of a signal to upload a photo. Tonight, no problem – and it’s drizzling and heavy with fog! It’s a mystery! I had some errands to accomplish in Bar Harbor today, so I took a stroll along the… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.14.21”

Photo A Day 7.12.21

After work today, I drove to Thuya Garden intending to spend an hour or so wandering around the grounds and enjoying what has come into bloom since my last visit. I climbed the short, steep Asticou Terrace trail and strolled up to the walled… Continue Reading “Photo A Day 7.12.21”

Photo a Day 7.11.21

I managed to wake up in time to scramble down to the cliffs to see the sunrise this morning which occurred at 4:57am! I was all alone on the rocks. A very subtle, peaceful beginning to the day….

Photo a Day 7.10.21

After all the rain yesterday due to the residual effects of Hurricane Elsa, it was nice to get down to the Land and Garden Preserve for a walk in the sunshine this morning! The call of the loon Echoes down the peaceful pond In… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.10.21”

Photo A Day 7.7.21

My chosen hike today was a loop that brought me to the summit of Dorr Mountain. There are numerous trails that ascend this mountain and I decided to hike up the North Ridge Trail of Dorr via the Jesup and Hemlock trails that leave… Continue Reading “Photo A Day 7.7.21”

Photo a Day 7.6.21

I embarked on a short hike after work today on the Great Head Trail in Acadia National Park. It’s a short, but rocky trail that weaves its way along the coastal cliffs of Great Head and through the forest and pitch pine ecosystems. I… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.6.21”