Tag Archives: Acadia National Park

I feel like Ms. Rumphius…I’m so lucky

   A highlight of summer in Maine is relaxation. I’ve relaxed so much this year that I  feel tired. Maybe there’s something wrong with me. Is this what relaxation feels like? I’ve been spending a lot of time looking out the … Continue reading

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A summer paradise at my Southwest Harbor home

It’s 10:30 a.m. and I’ve been up since 6:30 a.m. Not exactly. I’m still in bed, looking out my window at the Cranberry Island ferry coming and going, sailboats gliding by, the one old house on Greening Island. Enjoying the … Continue reading

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Haddock that jumped off the boat onto my plate!

I’ve never blogged, posted, taken photos of food. Now is the time. The photo below may look jumbled but believe me, this was a plateful of really fresh food for last night’s island supper.  Can’t help stopping at the organic Beech Hill … Continue reading

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“Too Jewish”

Most of my life it’s been a quandary. Sure I’m Jewish but going to synagogue doesn’t do it for me. It feels more sacred to walk down the path at Wonderland in Acadia National Park; I feel more “one ” … Continue reading

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Home sweet Maine home

It’s been a week since I drove onto Mount Desert Island, my former home for 25 years, now my second home. That’s right, I have a second home in Southwest Harbor, Maine. When I owned Oz Books vacationers came in … Continue reading

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