Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Big Bird Lands

I couldn’t have imagined this day panning out the way it did.  The Reeds were lulled into the tempo of the island and having a great time sipping coffee and eating muffins while taking strolls and later hikes on the … Continue reading

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Reeds in the Wind

Friday, July 30, 2010 The sun has risen directly over Monhegan and the sky is crystal clear with only a few hazy clouds to the east.  The temperature has dropped and it promises to be another drop dead gorgeous day … Continue reading

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A Cold Front Moves In

Yesterday afternoon’s wind became more fierce toward sunset.  I shut everything up tighter than a drum after I’d finished in the tower.  The sea was too rough for visitors unless they were taking shelter in the cove.  I’m glad I … Continue reading

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Two Days Until Inspection

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Today is our normal day at the shore, but I went yesterday.  Does everyone know this?  It couldn’t be a nicer day and so far the morning has passed with no visitors.  Ken and Jaanna are … Continue reading

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A Warm Place for the Dough

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 While I was away on the mainland today, leaving with Ethan at the usual 7AM on a day that was cloudless in the entire state of Maine, and finding on the mainland that I’d left the … Continue reading

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Full Moon, Last Night?

The humidity dropped, the temperature dropped and the sky cleared while the flies didn’t know what to do, and bashed about stupidly.  I’ve never encountered such brazen flies. They bomb into your face for no apparent reason. A fellow with … Continue reading

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Saturday Work Party

Saturday, July 24, 2010 A work party should materialize at any moment but I’m prepared.  The blueberry muffins are cooling on a rack in the kitchen.  I’ve got making them, down to a science. A little boy was here yesterday … Continue reading

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