Farm Feats on the Fairway

“Get in there and grab your bacon!” “You’ve got to dive!” The fans are standing now, clapping and yelling from the bleachers in the Pulling Arena. Eight young pigs have just been let loose onto the dusty floor, and they’re … Continue reading

Ferry, Harbor, Quarry, Love

I keep finding myself looking for the little black cat—the one written about by author Margaret Wise Brown, who spent more than a dozen summers on Vinalhaven and who penned The Little Fisherman, Goodnight Moon, and dozens of other classic … Continue reading

Hitting the Trail

The footprints, tire treads, and hoof marks on the Down East Sunrise Trail mark not only the number of people who utilize the 88-mile trail but the many ways in which they traverse it. The multiuse trail, which stretches from Ellsworth … Continue reading

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On the last day of May, I went for a sail on the schooner Olad out of Camden. I go out on this boat quite often because my partner is one of the mates. It was a beautiful day, but … Continue reading

48 Hours in Mount Desert Island

Maine’s largest island is a wonderland of diverse ecology where large green spruce and pine trees litter the rocky shores and stop just short of plunging into the sea. In the summer months MDI sees millions of tourists each year, many drawn here by Acadia National Park. Continue reading