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Maine Open Lighthouse Day, And Cappie

Maine Open Lighthouse Day, And Cappie

Saturday, September 15, 2012 Autumn is most definitely nipping about, poking around trees, hiding behind rocks, jumping playfully about, and showing her face, just for a glance, and her wryful, knowing smile, here and there, for a fleeting half second, quickly disappearing again. Not that the leaves are changing yet. Yes, if you look carefully [...]

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Maine Open Lighthouse Day

Maine Open Lighthouse Day

The sky last night was completely amazing. Sparkling and bright, with the Milky Way visible, fully from one line of the horizon to the other, and stars that covered every inch of the expanse between. The sea was equally so, now seasonally rich with microscopic, bio-luminescencent creatures, that fill the water with sparks of white [...]

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Storms, Pirates, Lighthouses & The H.M.S. Bounty

Storms, Pirates, Lighthouses & The H.M.S. Bounty

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 Day 368 The residual hurricane came and went with little effect. While I made the usual preparations, dock and boat and house and grounds, and the wind and sea were building yesterday afternoon, it turned out to be a “non-event”. You never know. Even now. And it occurred to me that [...]

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Labor Of Love

Labor Of Love

My Mother is in Alaska. On a cruise. I love that. Although she is very far from me. Geographically speaking. From this the most northeastern island lighthouse in the US. We’re pretty far. I don’t love that so much. I suspect there are a lot of women, and some men urging on, on this Labor [...]

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Autumn

Seasons rarely change with a bang, like our calendar portends. More often they slide, slither, accumulate, move, slip into one another, become one, a changeling-thing, crawl, morphing, overtaking, fluidity, play-fight, discuss it, try to sort it out, acquiesce, one fights and the other, the one currently in place,, ultimately loses, and goes sometimes kicking and [...]

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Keeper’s Notes & Rambles

Keeper’s Notes & Rambles

Monday, August 27, 2012 Day 355 This entry is a slightly different format: notes, followed by an unfinished entry from last week, accompanied by some random snaps. I hope it works for you… – I was inspired by, and will miss having Neil Armstrong, on this, or any other planet – He reminds me of [...]

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