Finding the most unusual things every day

Finding the most unusual things every day

“I am wanting to go and find Frog Rock,” my friend said with a sly smile. I waited to see if he was serious. He was. Now having spent seven years living here, there are few things that surprise me. But going to see a rock shaped over time and eventually named “frog”...
Landslide

Landslide

I took my love, I took it down / I climbed a mountain and I turned around / And I saw my reflection in the snow-covered hills / ‘Til the landslide brought me down — Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac ******* The power of music can sometimes be a light switch. When in...
Lubec — a town of wind and whispers

Lubec — a town of wind and whispers

The storm was fierce. She tries to hold fast to the pilings that moored her all these years, but her brittle bones snap from that last bite of a January storm. Her scream was horrific, though no one heard it. In that moment, wind howling, surf pounding unforgiving...
For answers, head to the river

For answers, head to the river

We have been through a lot these past couple of years. Doubts abound about the status of our humanity towards one another. I had doubts. So I went to the river. There, my concerns floated away in the company of strangers with every stroke of the paddle. The Allagash...
Talk Radio

Talk Radio

“TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains” — Peggy Noonan ******* Radio. Remember radio? How about talk radio? We would wake up to it, switch it on after starting the car, lose oneself in it, argue with it and sometimes...