Fresh Cherry Pie

I baked a fresh cherry pie. I LOVE fresh cherries and have been on a pie baking kick recently. So I found a cherry pie recipe on that seemed good, and gave it a try. Initially, the pitted cherries were dry in the pot. I thought there must be a mistake in the recipe, […]

Day 10

Evening falling – a soft lamenting sounds in the bird calls I have summoned. Greyish walls tumble down. My own hands find themselves again. What I have loved I cannot hold. What lies around me I cannot leave Everything declines while darkness rises. Nothing overcomes me – this must be life’s way. ~ “Weariness” by […]

We moved!

We purchased a loft in Saco! It’s in an old shoe factory in essentially the same neighborhood where we’ve lived since moving to Maine in 2007. The girls can still walk to Thornton Academy and the grocery store or access the Eastern Trail on their bicycles. We’re on the fourth floor and the building is […]

A Short Paddle in Casco Bay

This morning I got to kayak in Casco Bay with two of my favorite persons, Skye and Tonya. We got to the Eastern Promenade just after 08:00, signed the waiver paperwork, donned PFDs, and helped get the boats and gear to the beach. We paddled directly to Fort Gorges, where we explored for a bit […]