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Reflecting on Winter’s Song

Following a long, cold and snowy second half to winter here in Maine, there probably aren’t many people singing the praises of winter. Even I, an avowed winter lover, am ready for spring’s greenery and flowing waters. Still, and in … Continue reading

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The Snowy Season & Poetry

With fall transitioning into winter, Maine’s landscapes are becoming cloaked in white. Depending upon geography and elevation, varying amounts of snow sit in our woods and on our fields. Some waters are frozen over, though many are still open with … Continue reading

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Winter Looks to Linger Across Maine’s Mountains

It looks like the snow will be around a while this spring. A recent snowshoe foray up Mount Blue (Mount Blue State Park) showed that “calendar” spring and conditions on the ground can be very different things in Maine’s mountains.

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Sledding Yet another Maine Tradition

A recent trip to conserved lands known as the Bradbury –Pineland Corridor (in reference to Bradbury Mountain State Park and Pineland Public Lands) fulfilled what I might call a “mini bucket list” activity. The property is in the Town of … Continue reading

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It’s Winter Time – So Dress Well to Stay Warm

(Author’s note: with temperatures across Maine last night ranging 0 to -32, I thought it might be a good time to share some previous writing about staying warm during winter outdoor activities). If you’re outside in Maine, you’ve got to … Continue reading

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