Saturday was the quintessential Maine winter day…not a cloud in the ski, visibility for miles and air so crisp you want to breath deep because even locals can smell the fir trees on days like this. You may have read my post before about Brooks Maine…well Saturday I drove Rt 7 straight North, through Brooks to get to the annual spin-in held at the Newport Elementary school (you can see more photos… Read More
There was Spring in the air today…I heard more chickadees and phoebes than I have in months, the ground smelled warmer and the goats hung out on their rooftop soaking up the sun…I hope this isn’t a cruel joke… J.J. the hound and I walked to Moose Point State Park… This is what we saw: When we got back we accomplished more tasks from the list…insurance phone calls, banking phone calls, a… Read More
The storm came out of the Southeast…it started raining in the early hours and didn’t stop for 48 hours…it was warm and there were times I thought for certain we’d find our sky lights and roof shingles scattered across the playground in front of the house. Sunday morning we had enough snow for a good ski…this is what things look like on Tuesday afternoon.
It’s the second day of monochromatic winter…everything is in shades of gray from early morning until there’s no more light in the evening…funny how during these days the nighttime sky is brighter than the one we look at all day. But there’s fresh snow on the ground, now cold winds and we’ve been skiing around the park to keep the chocolate brownies and extra computer time from showing up on our posteriors…a… Read More