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May 2017

Spring in Maine is amazing.  I never tire of it.  This year it’s been rather cool and damp, which means that the flowers and blossoms tend to last longer.  The early daffodils and wildflowers are about gone, replaced by lilacs … Continue reading

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October 2016

Without a doubt, October is my favorite month.  The colors, the light, the atmosphere, the lack of bugs , and the temperature all make for a great time outdoors.  We’ve had a very dry summer and were told by the … Continue reading

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June 2016

Summer is always busy, and this June was no exception.  In addition to the usual shop work, teaching and writing, there are all the outside chores: the lawn, the garden, pruning and planting.  Always a pleasure to work outside in … Continue reading

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September 2015

Fall is definitely in the air.  The month started out quite warm with two 90° days, and lots of humidity.  Then all of a sudden the temperatures shifted into more seasonal norms, with our first frost September 27. Mid September  … Continue reading

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May at the Shaker Village

My morning walk today gave me a bit of surprise: frost on May 29.  May is a wonderful time in Maine.  Every year it’s a renewed thrill.  The highpoint of May 2014 was a series of visits to the Sabbathday … Continue reading

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