Category Archives: Maine

In the Heart of Harpswell

Up hill and down dale, by meadows and stands of forests, Rt 123 meanders down the Harpswell peninsula.  Leave Brunswick on Rt 123, the Harpswell Neck Road, and almost immediately you are in a rural area.   There are no fast … Continue reading

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The Wild Roses of June

  June is the month when wild roses bloom on roadways and country lanes and their sweet fragrance wafts through the air.  Their robust pink color bursts forth as the longest days of the year arrive.  Wild roses seem to … Continue reading

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Tarry – A – While By the Pineland Pond

TARRY-A-WHILE BY THE PINELAND POND Spring at last! After being held hostage by snow and cold during the grueling winter, we craved warm sunshine. So on a recent 60+ degree day, we headed out to Pineland Farm in New Gloucester … Continue reading

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Remember Those Who Served

  Snow, snow everywhere, with nary a sprig of green to be found.   What to do?  We were feeling buried in a snow cave and wanted some diversion.  On a recent afternoon we decided to visit the Maine Military Museum … Continue reading

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A Saltwater Farm in Freeport

  Saltwater farms have always held a special place in American lore. The romantic ideal of a farm by the sea was considered the ultimate pastoral dream for bucolic life.  A saltwater farm was the best of both worlds; to … Continue reading

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It’s High Time

It’s High Time Kennebunkport on Dwellable Now that the hectic Holiday season is over, it’s time for a jaunt to check out another interesting site in Maine.  Over the years, I have had occasion to travel on Route 9 to … Continue reading

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It’s 10:00 PM; Do You Know Where Your Cows Are?

It’s 10:00 PM; do you know where your cows are? This might seem like a silly question, but in colonial America,  stray animals were a serious problem.  Individual farms were close together, dictated by the need for security. Fences were rare because … Continue reading

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