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Hurricane Paulette Hits the Island

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Paulette hit the island early today so the work crew couldn’t make it out for the usual Wednesday Warrior activities. And the sun was a strange colored red ball both rising and setting; I’m told it’s … Continue reading

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An Autumn Return in the Time of Covid-19 and Solar Power

I’m so happy to be back out on the island at the lighthouse with Cyndy doing a stint again as caretaker this fall. I’m back to my usual duties as chief cook. We’ve already had some great meals and it’s … Continue reading

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A Trip Cut Short but a Great Adventure

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Alas, we must leave the island two days early as the forecast for the next two days calls for high seas.  Which meant for us, prioritizing the things that needed to get done and foregoing some … Continue reading

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Assessing the Week, which may get Shortened!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 There were many new things to see yesterday venturing out on the north trail. The Mountain Ash was in abundance.  (We think that’s what this is.) There were still blackberries that were sweeter than I remember, … Continue reading

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Seguin Island Light Station: Generator Powered in 2019

It’s a very different experience on the island this year because the power cable that was laid in 1956 that runs under the sea has been deemed unsafe by the Coast Guard, and was shut off last spring. To compensate, … Continue reading

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A BUSY WEEK CONTINUES CLOSING FOR THE 2018 SEASON

We left off on Wednesday, October 2 about to start gating up the windows of the downstairs for the winter.  But to get started on the day we first fortified ourselves with French toast with strawberries and bacon.  The bread … Continue reading

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FALLING INTO WINTER ON SEGUIN ISLAND

Friday, September 28, 2018 An early morning train to Boston followed by a crowded bus to Bath got me in on time mid afternoon. There were even a couple of dozen folks who couldn’t get on the bus (first come … Continue reading

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PARADISE FOUND FOR A SUBSTITUTE CARETAKER

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Dear Blog and gentle readers, I’m not sure when I’ll get to post this. My hot spot has been spotty at best and getting on the Internet is hit or miss. And transferring photos from my … Continue reading

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Another Season Draws to a Close

October 9, 2016 Safely ashore, and having lost internet for the last few days on the island, I can now write about our final days finishing everything that needed to be done to secure the buildings on the island and … Continue reading

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A Delayed Start to Closing the Island

Tuesday, October 4, 2016    Cyndy and Grady and I finally got off at low tide Monday morning from Popham for the trip out to Seguin with Captain DeBery at the helm of The Guppy. It was daddy daycare day … Continue reading

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