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Fall Skincare Routine

It’s that time of year… Sweata Weatha! And the last post to complete my series of skincare routines for all four seasons. Last but definitely not least the Fall Skincare Routine. I wanted to get this out to you much … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Bar Harbor Shore Path

Whether it was a foggy morning or a clear night, the Shore Path in Bar Harbor was frequented almost every day during our stay in Maine.  It was a great place to see everything from fishing and lobster boats to … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Jordan Pond

One of the traditions we have as a family when we went to Bar Harbor, Maine is to stop at Jordan Pond and hike around it.  Ironically, when we set out to do a hike there the very first time … Continue reading

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Wanderer – My 1st Half Marathon!

We interrupt our regularly scheduled wildlife and nature photos to talk about a goal that I recently achieved last Saturday.  If you can’t tell from the picture, I was in utter disbelief at the size and scope of what I … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Monhegan Wildlife

This is the part of the trip that I love to share with everyone… the wildlife!  We had a solid three days to find and capture the variety of birds that Monhegan Island is known for, and it did not … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Hiking Monhegan Island

Once situated on the island, we were ready to explore.  Armed with a map and nature guide book of the island, we plotted our course and off we went.  First of all, have you ever been in a place so … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Around Town on Monhegan

From the moment we stepped off the boat on Monhegan Island, I felt at peace.  The island is situated 10 miles off the coast and has a year round population of around 60 people.  An immediate sense of relaxation took … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Onward to Monhegan Island!

From Portland, Maine, we traveled up the coast two hours to catch a ferry to our next destination, Monhegan Island.  Approximately 10 miles off the mainland, Monhegan Island has no paved roads and with 12 miles of hiking trails, it … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Wildlife at Fort Williams (Gallery)

If I am outside, there is nearly a 100% chance a camera with a large telephoto lens is hanging off my shoulder.  I can’t help it, I am obsessed with photographing wildlife that people have no idea are right in … Continue reading

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Wanderer – Lighthouses of Cape Elizabeth & South Portland, Maine (Gallery)

I’ve always had a fascination with lighthouses, and as I sit here and type this, I’m not even entirely sure where that originates from.  Perhaps I saw pictures when I was really young and they were imprinted in my brain.  … Continue reading

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