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Maine Moons and Flies

Monday, June 18, 2012 Day 257 “Moons, Visitors, and Flys….” This morning, at 4am, the moon, a sliver of a nail, rose up out of the east, with a planet tucked neatly in its side. I believe it is Jupiter, although I am standing to be corrected…I got a couple of snaps, that I think [...]

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New Lighthouse Endeavor Site

I’m in the middle of a complete redo to the site. Necessary, because of some changes beyond control. And desired, because I think this will be a whole lot better! Please be patient, as this will take a week or so before all the bugs are worked out and all changes are made, but I [...]

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Day 245, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

“Birthday Moons and Living Rooms” This evening’s sea is glassy, the flag has draped itself lazily about the top of the pole, the sky is rich in smudges of blues and greys, and the red and white buoy bell rocks to and fro, clanging in rhythm to the only other sound, that of the every [...]

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Day 244, Tuesday June 5, 2012

“Volunteers and Attack Of The Killer Red Squirrels”     I picked up Little River Light Volunteer, Lee Leighton, at the Boat Ramp at about ten this morning.  Tim and Kathy helped with the load, and brought some additional supplies for our restoration work, and for me.  Lee has worked on this Keeper’s House every [...]

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Day 243, Monday June 4th, 2012

“Mexican Stand-Off” I spent most of the weekend in bed, in my continuing battle with a resilient and persistent flu bug and cold combination of some kind.  Not my preferred way to spend my days, especially with so very much to do right now, both on the Endeavor project, and readying the Keeper’s House, Boat [...]

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Day 241, Saturday, June 2, 2012

“Moose, Mice, Squirrels, Seals, Fox and Partridge” The sea is flat today.  The wind is barely a whisper, and the sky a washed out stain of blue.  The island is rich in vibrant grades of green, the fiddleheads and ferns, firs and birch, all competing for attention, puffering along the catwalk, like models in this [...]

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