Category: Places of Interest

High Surf Along the Acadia Coast

A couple of weeks ago, Hurricane Larry was way off the coast of Maine causing high surf advisories for us. I decided to head over to the Ocean Path along Thunder Hole and Otter Point to check out the seas. The bottom observation deck… Continue Reading “High Surf Along the Acadia Coast”

Thuya Garden Flower Fix

I needed a serious flower fix yesterday. So, dodging raindrops, I visited my favorite garden on the island to see what was in bloom since the last time I dropped in. Using a very shallow depth of field, I was able to create some… Continue Reading “Thuya Garden Flower Fix”

Sand Beach Sunset

I shot a number of photographs from the the shoreline at Sand Beach last night over a period of about a half an hour – close to sunset. Most of the shots did not include any people although there were a few lingering tourists… Continue Reading “Sand Beach Sunset”

Photo a Day 7.15.21

I visited the Carroll Homestead in Southwest Harbor today to hear a local descendent of the original settlers of this homestead talk about life on this farm in the 1800’s. Joan Jordan Grant, great-granddaughter of one of the original Carroll family members, gave a… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.15.21”

Schoodic Bog Along the Down East Sunrise Trail

On one of my day’s off last week, with Jim visiting from Vermont, we decided to take our bikes to the mainland and explore part of the Down East Sunrise Trail. The Down East Sunrise Trail is an 87-mile rail trail that is part… Continue Reading “Schoodic Bog Along the Down East Sunrise Trail”

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”

Trip Down Memory Lane Part I

My love affair with Longwood Gardens began in infancy. For the first 11 years of my life, I was fortunate to live right on the grounds of this renowned public garden in Kennett Square, PA. It was my backyard playground. Many happy hours were… Continue Reading “Trip Down Memory Lane Part I”

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”

Re-imagining Images

When I started getting more serious about my photography, I decided to invest in photo editing software. Initially, I used a free software product that was very limited. When it was no longer being supported, I started researching other options. At that point, interest… Continue Reading “Re-imagining Images”

Fishing Pier

One of my favorite locations along the Burlington Waterfront is the new city green space – Waterworks Park. What used to be a run-down parking lot along the lake has been transformed into a beautiful little park that sits behind the Burlington Water Works… Continue Reading “Fishing Pier”