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Snooze alert: Powder dreams

Snooze alert: Powder dreams

As you might discern, from my lack of recent postings, I’m in winter hibernation mode. I’m savoring a bit of downtime, bowing to winter’s short days and long nights, acquiescing  to the urge to  hunker down, and surrendering to laziness. But I’m not becoming a total slug. I’ve been spending at least an hour or two […]

September in Maine: Maine Open Lighthouse Day, Woofminster, and Guildive cruises

September in Maine: Maine Open Lighthouse Day, Woofminster, and Guildive cruises

I love September in Maine. The weather is gentle, the light is soft, the air is clear, and autumn is staging its annual fiery flash dance. Even better, it’s the height of fair season (my favorites is the Common Ground Fair). Here are a few interesting events that have crossed my desk: Light up your […]

Go fish: Reel in early season savings during prime fishing season at the AMC's Maine Wilderness Lodges

Go fish: Reel in early season savings during prime fishing season at the AMC’s Maine Wilderness Lodges

Spend a few days in the famed 100-Mile Wilderness, near Greenville, Maine, without sacrificing creature comforts. This season,  the Appalachian Mountain Club is offering a number of new and notable programs at its Maine Wilderness Lodges. These remote cabins with a central lodge are located on 66,500 acres of recreation and conservation land rife with […]

Deal Alert: Plan ahead and take advantage of these lodging specials in Maine

Deal Alert: Plan ahead and take advantage of these lodging specials in Maine

Spring’s here, and it’s time to start planning your spring/summer/fall visits to Maine. Here are two deals to help ease the budget: The Maine Innkeepers Association’s annual Habitat for Humanity program and a three-night package at the Bass Cottage Inn, including a dinner at its 10 Tables fine dining restaurant. Bass Cottage Inn/10 Tables The […]