August 2016

Blue Hill Peninsula

As my husband Mark and I drive north with our five- and three-year-old sons, Luke and Noah, and Be a our Lab mix, I snap a family selfie and dash off an Instagram post: “Blue Hill, are you ready for … Continue reading

Double bogey boat on the water

Hot Rods on the Water

Yachting Solutions in Rockport transforms old boats into modern marvels.


The small brick building in the heart of Lewiston’s mill district is easy to miss if you’re not watching for it. But listen for the music and look for the sunny patio, where there might be a barbecue in full … Continue reading

Five-O Shore Road

Outside on Shore Road in Ogunquit, in the late afternoon heat, tourists are leaving the beach with chairs, tote bags, and sleepy children on shoulders. Inside, at Five-O, all is calm, cool, and relaxed. The popular restaurant, just a block … Continue reading

Rocking the Boat

A father-son team builds a houseboat made for off-the-grid, on-the-water living.