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Around Appledore Island

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 in Maine
Around Appledore Island

Although I find some aspects of my recent visit to Appledore Island challenging, I seek out my own space amidst the salt-spray and granite.

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Assortment

River Walk
River Walk
Most of April has been etched by bone chilling winds and window-pelting rain. But today the sun broke through the clouds and the temperature climbed to seventy degrees, interrupting an otherwise icy, slate grey spring.
January Then
January Then
Just ten short days ago I thought autumn would last until March and that (further deluding myself) a mild-tempered March would give way to a sudden burst of vernal warmth.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Today we visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a public aquarium that has been involved in a variety of marine research projects that I’ve read about over the years.