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Karen O. Zimmermann

About Karen O. Zimmermann

Karen O. Zimmermann savors chance encounters with people throughout the state of Maine, and is endlessly delighted with the tales they have to share.

What (some) Women do on a Winter Weekend in Maine

The drive to a recent gals’ winter weekend getaway was so filled with adventure we needed nothing more, but Mt. Chase Lodge was up to the challenge. At Shin Pond we turned onto a half-mile of snow-covered driveway flanked by six-foot snowbanks. I had been snow-starved, so was a bit over-excited to be deep in […]

Five things to love about stick season in Maine

The short days after the leaves have fallen but before the snow comes have a moody beauty all their own. We are in stick season, and we will be here until the snow falls. While some may liken that to Purgatory, it is a season worth exploring, not ignoring…