Toys in the attic

                    The best thing about Christmas, the really important thing, of course, is fudge. Chocolate under peanut butter, thank you very much, and there better be a lot of it. The worst part of Christmas could…

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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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