July 2018

Sands of Time

When John Zarrella heads down to Ogunquit Beach carrying two poles connected by a rope, the tourists tend to get creative with their questions. “You looking for a limbo party?” they’ve been known to ask. Actually, he’s looking for detailed … Continue reading

Summer Staycation Guide

Warmer days and nights, evenings spent around the fire sipping drinks with friends and sharing a few laughs, day trips and weekend getaways filled with discovery—that’s a perfect way to spend summer in Maine. Yet with so many incredible opportunities … Continue reading

Best Ways to Get Out on the Water

Sailing Maine Day Sail’s two-masted schooner Timberwind, was originally built in 1931 as Portland Pilot, and having never sailed outside of Maine, now calls Belfast home. Maine Day Sail offers 2-, 4-, and 6-hour day trips, as well as sunset … Continue reading

Next Chapters

If you caught last year’s movie Lady Bird, you likely took in some bad news about aging in the workplace. One of the titular character’s parents is highly skilled, unemployed, and not making any headway in his job search due … Continue reading

Green Living

Initially, David Mosley only visited Highland Green to rule it out. He had heard about the 55-plus community and his first impression was a strong one. “We used to play Topsham in high school sports,” says the Norway native. “Why … Continue reading

Cooking Her Way Back Home

Susan Barnes’s first job in a kitchen wasn’t her choice. Nor was it technically in a kitchen, but in the galley of the Stephen Taber, the 110-foot windjammer her parents, Ken and Ellen Barnes, operated out of Rockland Harbor. “It … Continue reading