Tag: Travel

  • On Preparation and Puppies

    I’ve been reading an amazing blog from another Harpswell resident/traveler, Jen Kraska. She’s writing about coming home as I’m preparing to leave. Having just come back from a very brief but very intense experience myself, I can relate on some level, and it brings up all kinds of emotions. For one, her pup passed just […]


  • The Journey

    By Mary Oliver One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice— though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice cried. But you didn’t stop. You knew what you […]

  • Scenes from Nicaragua (Or Heaven on Earth)

    I realize I never completed Story #1 before delving into Story #2 on this blog. Close friends: This news is old. But it’s so, so nice to revisit. Even though I saved my goal amount to go to Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, I didn’t make it there. The day of my trip, my visa was […]