Tag Archives: loons

Summer Favorites

Susan Vaughan here. Summer is winding down (sorry for mentioning that), and here in Maine that’s mid August. I’ve finished the latest manuscript and am waiting for feedback from beta readers. So I want to share what I appreciate about … Continue reading

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Loons and Lakes; Laughter and Longing

  Sandra Neily here: It’s that time of impending fall when young loons, not yet mated for life, gather in adolescent gangs around Maine’s lakes and ponds.  During the day they practice take-offs with flailing wings and loud inexpert splashing.  … Continue reading

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GOING LOONY, REVISITED

Susan Vaughan here. I posted this last summer, but at Maine lakes, loons and their chicks are out and about, so I thought it a good time to revisit the subject. A few years ago, my husband and I sold … Continue reading

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Early Summer Writing Retreat

Many hours of uninterrupted time. Near-complete quiet. A sublime swimming spot. That’s what I needed and that’s what I got Fourth of July week. Dear friends own a camp in North Waterford, on one of the Five Kezar Ponds. They offered … Continue reading

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April Picnic on a Maine Hilltop

This is another “ghost post” from John Clark and Kate Flora’s late mother, the writer A. Carman Clark. For over 50 years, she lived on a hilltop in Union, Maine, closely observing the seasons on her farm. One of her … Continue reading

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