For some reason, I never manage to get enough of being out in the woods and feeding the mosquitoes. Actually, I always have bug repellent in my car but when I get out, I just don’t bother to put any on as I keep thinking that I’m impervious […]
Water lilies floating lightly on Little Long Pond. Land owned by the Rockefellers adjacent to Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine.
The scent of balsam firs and evergreen trees fill my senses, while the rhythm of clip-clopping of horse’s hooves on gravel carriage roads create a symphony in the forest. Taking a peaceful and romantic Carriage Ride through Acadia National Forest along roads carefully built and planned by John D. Rockerfeller, […]
It’s hard to imagine that my post on the Lobstermen of Mount Desert Island was considered worthy enough to be Fresh-Pressed yesterday. Indeed, it my honor to present the lives of these lobstermen and women who work hard on the waterways throughout Maine’s coast. Many were kind enough […]
One cannot think of the Maine coast without immediately thinking of succulent bright red Lobsters. Lobster fishing is a long-time tradition among the locals living on Mount Desert Island. A profession that can be quite profitable, also comes with significant risk as so much time is spent on […]
Tucked high on a set of cliffs on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island sits the Bass Harbor Lighthouse. Marking the entrance to Bass Harbor, this lighthouse was built in 1858 and stands 56 feet above the water line. Its bright red light shines to sailors safe […]
Staying on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island last summer, I anxiously awaited fog to set in. Days went by with fair and beautiful weather while dreams of fog in Bass Harbor danced through my head at night. Finally one lazy afternoon the weather quickly changed and […]
Nature creates the most beautiful and fleetingly glorious moments in the sky. Along with a small rainstorm along the shore of Mount Desert Island, Mother Nature decorated the sky with an amazing rainbow.
While vacationing on Mount Desert Island, Maine last summer, fog rolled in one afternoon. Out I went as an excited photographer ! I couldn’t wait to capture Bass Harbor and the lobster boats in their misty haze. I had forgotten that I had set my white balance to […]