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 […]
A women’s winter weekend getaway where just getting there was half the fun–with Maine minerals, creamery butter, chaga and snow.
Warm temperatures and rain followed by a sudden chill create a magical skating experience in Acadia National Park for some, and a car disaster for others.
The ice has come, the ice has gone, the ice is here again. It will be here for six more weeks if we can trust that Ground Hog. I am skeptical of any creature also known as a whistlepig, though, and for whom the leading topics in an internet search include 1.) How to repel, […]
Walking on water may be reserved for special souls, but black ice is hard, crystal clear and anyone can stand on top of it and look straight to the bottom of a pond or lake. Floating in summer months with a mask and snorkel gives a similar view, but it is the invisible ice barrier […]
The faux fur raccoon hat had a tail with stripes, and the young boy wearing it assured me it was fox, real fox, that had been dyed to look like raccoon. And fake raccoon at that. I looked at it closely, and agreed with him. It is March, and a winter weekend at camp. […]