Category Archives: Maine Exploring

Snow on Trees

It snowed! In Maine, not Dublin, in case you missed the episode last week where I surprised my family by coming home for Thanksgiving. I think this is the first snow I’ve seen in over two years, so it feels … Continue reading

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The Evolution of an Amateur Stand Up Paddleboarding Headstand

I don’t do yoga at all, but I got it in my head while we were at Flaggstaff Lake that I was going to do a headstand on my paddleboard just like our guide. It looked hard, but not impossible. … Continue reading

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Maine Adventures: Hiking and Stand Up Paddleboarding with Maine Huts & Trails

A few weeks ago, I was invited to spend a night at the Maine Huts and Trails lodge at Flagstaff Lake. I left Michael at home because he is like dessert to mosquitos and instead asked my dad and sister to … Continue reading

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One Day in Belfast, Maine

Only a few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the wonderful day I spent exploring Belfast, Ireland, so I thought it would be fun to show you another Belfast I’ve been exploring! Maine (and most states in America) has … Continue reading

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Maine Exploring / Urban Sugar Donut Truck in Portland

  I’ve been ticking away at a very small bucket list for exploring Maine while we’re here this summer. High on the list was visiting the Urban Sugar Donut Cafe, Portland’s only donut truck. I stopped last summer when I … Continue reading

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Maine Travels: Aboard the Schooner Heritage

Happy Monday, friends! We spent surrounded by water, albeit much colder and less picturesque than the water I’m going to show you today. Hurricane Arthur meant we were bundled up and staying warm and dry with a few driving adventures, and we … Continue reading

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Staying Cool / Summer Berry (Vodka Optional) Spritzer

  I have to admit that each time Michael and I come to Maine in the summertime, we get overwhelmed by the heat and humidity. For all of Ireland’s rain, it rarely gets warm enough for humidity to be uncomfortable, … Continue reading

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Autumn Bouquet Foraging / A Preview

Last week, I dragged my dad out for a little side-of-the-road foraging expedition. He snapped a few photos of me – caught in the act!  Caption contest? I was definitely saying look! berries!  It’s hunting season in Maine, so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Late Autumn on the Maine Coast

Earlier this week, my dad and I took a trip to the coast. He’s writing a travel story for a local magazine about cycling routes in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and he needed to drive the route (he cycled … Continue reading

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An Adventure to Swan’s Island, Maine

  I’m still easing out of my Maine summer life, so I have a few more of those posts to share before I put our awesome trip to rest. Thanks for indulging me! A few days before we left to … Continue reading

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