Tag Archives: loons

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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