A certain view

A certain view

Without fail, each time we spend more than a day in another place, I have the desire to move there. The highlight reel: I've opined about living in Pacifica and Monterey; Ipswich, Chatham, and Gloucester; Boulder and Nederland; Philadelphia, New York City, and Seattle. But Maine. That's where I really sink my teeth in. Trulia [...]

Walden Pond

Walden Pond

A great thing about living next to Concord (Massachusetts) is nonchalantly getting to take out-of-town visitors - with literary inclinations - to some pretty great local attractions. On an unseasonably warm and sunny Monday, we made an outing to Walden Pond and hiked the trail around the pond to find the original site of Henry David [...]

Cranberry Harvest, 2014

Cranberry Harvest, 2014

This past weekend was the cranberry harvest at the Carlisle bog. A strange little berry, but it does make for a good photo. Growing up in Massachusetts I took this for granted as a kid and just wanted the harvest to be over. That meant winter was coming and the flooded and frozen bog would become our personal [...]

The young man and the sea

I can't take credit for the title - that was an editorial decision - but the rest of the piece is my newest handiwork after a two month writing break. My brain has been spinning non-stop since I wrote this article and I'm hoping that translates into regular writing. http://carlislemosquito.org/index.php/news/28137