Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where others see nothing. ~Camille Pissarro Our state is gorgeous. Get outside, enjoy summer, and take advantage of everything Maine has to offer. These pictures were taken by my talented other half on Scopan Lake.
Between the cat crapping in it, the chickens taking dust baths and snack breaks in it, and the soil being less than ideal, I thought for sure my first garden was doomed. I begged my husband to put some kind of fence around it to keep the animals out. After he did, it seemed to […]
Yesterday the boys and I went for a walk down by the lake. We played for a bit until the youngest wild child decided to run into the water and soak himself. We quickly moved on toward the bridge to see if I could photograph a pair of handsome Mergansers that were there the day before. We went […]
Yesterday was a gorgeous day up here in the woods, 67 degrees in the shade. Trucks are still not running and it is SO quiet. After lots of playtime with the wild creatures, I sat outside and read while they took their nap. I kept hearing a partridge drumming and wanted so badly to get […]
The temperature isn’t the only thing that’s started dropping in the North Woods! We found our first sheds when the temperatures dipped around 37 below last week. Now that mating season has ended the moose’s testosterone levels are evening out and antlers are dropping. It’s the time of year that Mainers everywhere strap on their snow […]
I have been in the woods since the 31st and have left the house/yard once, to go check traps with Evan. I have seen three humans other than the ones that I live with. The fuel man, a retired Warden, and a forester who works at the logging depot. It’s very necessary for us to break […]
There were so many things that fell into place when we were getting ready to move to Clayton Lake. When Evan’s name was drawn for the 2013 Maine Moose Lottery, we were ecstatic. When we checked the zone and saw that he would be hunting out of Clayton Lake, it was almost laughable. Call it luck? He has ridiculous […]