Warm Up with Two Takes on Cold Weather Classics

Every Mainer has his or her own experience of winter. Some people embark on seasonal adventure on the ski slopes or bundle up in a shack on the river to ice fish, some take pleasure in ice skating or sledding, many spend as much time…

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Autumn Vegetables: Enjoy Late Summer’s Bounty

Autumn brings with it many things: crisp air, cooler evenings, colorful foliage—and if you’re a gardener, an over-abundance of certain vegetables, especially zucchini. I can recall as a child, my mom sending me to the end of the driveway with a bushel basket or two…

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Birch Bay Village

An Island’s Love of Music & a Retirement Community’s Commitment to Preserving Memories. Music is a significant part of the culture on Mount Desert Island and has been since the beginning of the “Building of the Arts” era in the early twentieth century. Today, the Island’s…

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Parker Ridge

What a treasure . . . a small village on the coast of Maine that has every day-to-day service you need plus some striking surprises: Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival concerts, the Marine Environmental Research Institute, the Blue Hill Food Co-op, and the renowned Blue…

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What’s Your Hurry?

Eric Hoffer wrote, “The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is, rather, born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life.” Today, most people live in the fast lane of…

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